Eastern Kenya Integrated College is a private College fully owned and sponsored by the Africa Brotherhood Church, it first begun on 12th February, 1950 as a Divinity School.
In 1979, the Divinity School entered into a collaborative agreement with Carey Theological College (of the University of British Columbia) through its long term partner in Ministry- Canadian Baptist Ministries.
Through CAREY, the Divinity School was able to offer Certificates in Ministry and later Bachelor Degrees in Ministry. It later evolved to Africa Integrated Theological College (AITC) on 22nd March, 2008, and later to the present day EKIC in September 23rd, 2008 when education courses began.
Upon EKIC’s registration with the Government of Kenya, Carey (through CBM) entered into a further collaborative agreement with EKIC which enabled EKIC to offer both Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Ministry.Carey also facilitated EKIC to develop, launch and offer a Diploma in Divinity and lately a Bachelor in Divinity.
The School of Education opened its doors on March,22nd 2008 while the School of Business and Technical Education opened its gates on November 2011.
Though present day EKIC is a multidisciplinary college ,its run under strict Christian Principles was awarded best disciplined class trophy by Kenya Teachers College Sports Association (KTSCA). Indeed ,its Philosophy “ Integrating Faith and Professionalism” is the rule of the thumb.
Academic standards have also not been given a lesser prominence. Quite notably Pass rate at Primary Teacher Education PTE for the last three years has been over 90 % and was No. 42 out of 119 Teacher Training Colleges in Kenya
Advanced Diploma in Teaching & Assessing Learning for the last three Years has been 100%. At their first attempt in 2012 the Diploma in Teacher Education had a pass rate of 100%
EKIC’s Main campus is situated at Mitaboni Town, 23 Km from Machakos Town along Machakos– Mitaboni-Kathiani Road. In Machakos Town it is located at Machakos town center,Ngei Road,ABC IMANI PLAZA building,fourth floor (Next to Oil Libya Petrol Station).
The first Diploma in Divinity class (at Bishop Ngala) graduated on 22nd March, 2008 and was posted for Ministry when the college was AITC. Other divinity intakes followed since then.
The College was fully registered on June, 2009 under the Ministry of Education as a teacher training centre.
EKIC has Bishop Ngala as the main Campus at Mitaboni, Machakos County, with other campuses at Machakos Town &Manza Campus also in Machakos County, Mbooni Campus and Kyanginywa(Kibwezi) Campus in Makueni County and Chumvini Campus in Taita-Taveta County.
EKIC has had 45 graduation ceremonies by the year 2012 with candidates graduating in different courses in different modes of study. EKIC is currently a proposed university (ABC University) ABCU.