Diploma in nursing MKU [All you need to know]

Last updated on September 16th, 2023 at 09:22 am

Diploma in nursing MKU: So, is there a Diploma in nursing course in MKU and if yes, can you tell me about the minimum requirements, fees structure, and everything else I need to know..

Well, we hear you….and below is what you need to know if you came here after Googling “Diploma in nursing MKU”.

Diploma in nursing MKU – What you need to know

Now, I’m afraid that I must disappoint you..

That is because there is no Diploma in nursing course in MKU …at least not as of today …

In fact, MKU offers nursing at the Degree level only…You can only take a Bachelor of Science in Nursing..And I’m sure you know that it needs a C+ (at least) and a C+ (plus) too in each of these subjects:

  • English/Kiswahili
  • Maths/Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

So, what options do you have now?

Well, why not try taking a Diploma in Nursing at KMTC instead?


Because, first KMTC has that very course…

Number two, KMTC (Kenya Medical Training College) is a government owned medical training college that is renowned for producing excellent graduates when it comes to nursing and many other healthcare related Diplomas.

So, can I share with you the diploma in nursing requirements in KMTC?


Below are the full diploma in nursing requirements in KMTC just in case you might want to take the chance:

Min requirements for Diploma in Nursing at KMTC (diploma in nursing qualifications in KMTC)

KCSE Mean Grade: Have a C(plain) aggregate grade- and Above.

Also: Have a Grade C(plain/flat C) and Above in these:

  • English/Kiswahili  (a C in either will suffice)
  • Biology/Biological Sciences(a C in either will suffice)


You must have a C-(C minus) in any one subject(out of these):

  • Physics/Physical-Sciences/Chemistry/Maths


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Alternative Diploma in nursing requirements in Kenya –For Diploma in Community Health Nursing (Upgrading from Certificate to Diploma qualifications)

There are some who may already have a Certificate in Nursing(Community health nursing) and want to upgrade it to a Dip.

These are the minimum qualifications if that’s you..

  • Community Health Nursing Certificate(KECN)
  • Registration by NCK(Nursing Council of Kenya)
  • 2 Years experience (minimum) post-graduation

Who is the Examiner for the Diploma in Nursing at KMTC?

It is examined and certified by the NCK(Nursing Council of Kenya)

When are the Intakes?

March and September – But March is the most common intake for Diploma in Nursing in many KMTC campuses.

How long does the Diploma in Nursing Take at KMTC?

3 and ½ years for except for the upgrading  from Certificate to Diploma programs which takes 1 and ½ year (Classes are full-time)

How can I apply?

Apply through KUCCPS (students.kuccps.net) when they announce KMTC intakes – they do announce on their social media handles (The Placement Service (@KUCCPS_Official) when the portal opens for KMTC intakes

KMTC Offering Diploma in Nursing in Kenya

The following are the KMTC offering Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing

  1. Bomet KMTC Campus
  2. Bondo KMTC Campus
  3. Bungoma KMTC Campus
  4. Busia KMTC Campus
  5. Chuka KMTC Campus
  6. Eldoret KMTC Campus
  7. Embu KMTC Campus
  8. Garissa KMTC Campus
  9. Gatundu KMTC Campus
  10. Homa Bay KMTC Campus
  11. Kabarnet KMTC Campus
  12. Kakamega KMTC Campus
  13. Kangundo KMTC Campus
  14. Kapenguria KMTC Campus
  15. Kapkatet KMTC Campus
  16. Kaptumo KMTC Campus
  17. Kilifi KMTC Campus
  18. Kisii KMTC Campus
  19. Kisumu KMTC Campus
  20. Kitale KMTC Campus
  21. Kitui KMTC Campus
  22. Lodwar KMTC Campus
  23. Machakos KMTC Campus
  24. Makueni KMTC Campus
  25. Meru KMTC Campus
  26. Mombasa KMTC Campus
  27. Mwingi KMTC Campus
  28. Msambweni KMTC Campus
  29. Murang’a KMTC Campus
  30. Nairobi KMTC Campus
  31. Nakuru KMTC Campus
  32. Nyamira KMTC Campus
  33. Nyandarua KMTC Campus
  34. Nyahururu KMTC Campus
  35. Nyeri KMTC Campus
  36. Port Reitz KMTC Campus
  37. Kabarnet KMTC Campus
  38. Lake Victoria KMTC Campus
  39. Siaya KMTC Campus
  40. Thika KMTC Campus
  41. Vihiga KMTC Campus
  42. Voi KMTC Campus
  43. Webuye KMTC Campus
  44. Migori KMTC Campus
  45. Makindu KMTC Campus
  46. Mwingi KMTC Campus
  47. Chuka KMTC Campus
  48. Gatundu KMTC Campus
  49. Mosoriot KMTC Campus
  50. Iten KMTC Campus

Where else can I take the Diploma in Nursing Course in Kenya?

Well, check out Private Medical Colleges such as Outspan Medical College-Nyeri and others


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