Mwenge Catholic University (MWECAU) was established in 2005. The University was formally known as Mwenge University College of Education (MWUCE). Historically the University was started as a Teachers Training college in 2001 known as St. Joseph’s Teachers Training College. Currently the University offers courses ranging from certificate to PhD levels. Programmes on offer include PhD in Education, Masters of Education, Master of Business Administration, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Bachelors degree in Education, Business Administration, Mathematics and Statistics, Geography and Environmental Studies and Humanities. Certificates and diploma courses include ICT, Laboratory Technology, Business Administrations, Accounting, Procurement, Library, Laws and Humanities.