HIGHER DIPLOMA/POSTBASIC COURSES

S/No Course Minimum Entry Requirements Intake Month Campus
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
 

 

1.

 

i. Higher Diploma in Oncology Nursing

Diploma in Nursing or in Community Health Nursing(KRN/ KRCHN), Diploma in Nursing (KRN/KRM)

Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and a holder of a valid practising licence

1 year post graduation experience

 

 

March 2023

 

 

Mosoriot

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
2. Higher Diploma in Public Health:

 

 

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2.

i. Food Science and Inspection Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences Nairobi
ii. Solid Waste Management Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences Nairobi
 

iii. Occupational Health and Safety

Diploma in any of the following: Environmental Health Sciences, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Dental Technology, Orthopaedic Technology, Occupational Therapy, and Medical Engineering  

 

 

Nairobi

 

iv. Epidemiology

Diploma in Environmental Health Sciences, KRCHN, Clinical Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Health Records & Information, Community Oral Health  

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
 

3.

 

Higher Diploma in Health Education and Promotion

Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions from KMTC or other recognized institutions OR Diploma in any Social Science from other accredited institutions  

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
 

4.

Higher Diploma in Medical Education Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions, basic knowledge in Computer is an added advantage  

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES
 

 

 

 

 

6.

Higher Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences:  

 

 

 

 

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences and Registered by the KMLTTB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi

i. Parasitology &

Entomology

ii. Microbiology
iii. Clinical Chemistry
iv. Haematology
v. Histopathology & Cytopathology
vi. Virology
vii. Blood Transfusion

Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL MEDICINE & SURGERY

Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine & Surgery:-

i. Higher Diploma in Addictive Sciences Diploma in any health related course from KMTC OR any other recognized institution Mathare
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
 

8.

Higher Diploma in Health Systems Management (Distance Learning) Diploma in a Health related course or a BSc. in a health related course from a recognized institution  

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF RADIOGRAPHY & IMAGING
 

9.

Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging (Ultrasonography)  

Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences or its equivalent

 

 

 

Nairobi

 

10.

Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging – (Radiation Therapy) Diploma in Radiotherapy or equivalent/Diploma in Radiography/MIS  

 

Nairobi (Full time/Part Time)
 

11.

Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging – (Computed Tomography) Diploma in Radiography and Imaging (Medical Imaging Science) or its Equivalent from a recognized training institution  

 

Nairobi (Full Time/Part Time)
 

12.

Higher Diploma in Radiography & Imaging

(Magnetic Resonance

Imaging)

 

Diploma in Radiography and Imaging (Medical Imaging Science) or its Equivalent from a recognized training institution

 

 

 

Nairobi (Full Time/Part Time)

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL ENGINEERING
13. Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an equivalent from a recognized institution Nairobi (Part-time)

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14. Higher Diploma in Medical Engineering (Dialysis) Diploma in Medical Engineering, OR an equivalent from a recognized institution Nairobi (Part-time)
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
15. Higher Diploma in Orthopedic Manual Therapy Bsc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy Nairobi (Part-time)
16. Higher Diploma in Neuro- rehabilitation Diploma in Physiotherapy/BSc Physiotherapy Nairobi
Higher Diploma Women Health and Pelvic Rehabilitation Female Physiotherapists registered with Physiotherapy Council of Kenya (PCK) or other Physiotherapy Regulatory Bodies and holders of Diploma in Physiotherapy or Bsc. Physiotherapy  

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
 

17.

Higher Diploma in

Community Based Rehabilitation (Distance Learning)

Diploma in any one of the Health Care Professions from KMTC or other recognized institutions  

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC TECHNOLOGY
 

18.

Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology (Orthotics)  

Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology

 

 

Nairobi (Distance Learning)
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROMOTION & COMMUNITY HEALTH
 

19.

Higher Diploma in Community Health and HIV/AIDS Care  

Diploma in any one of the Health Care professions

 

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
20. Higher Diploma in Optometry (Contact Lenses) Diploma in Optometry/ Diploma in Opticianry Nairobi
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACY
 

 

 

21.

 

Higher Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy

Diploma in Pharmacy OR Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from an institution recognized by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board

Three Years Post Qualification Working Experience in the Medical Field

Registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board

Applicants must have met the Minimum Entry Requirements for a Diploma in Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Technology

 

 

 

Nairobi, Mombasa

 

Higher Diploma in Renal Pharmacy

 

March 2023

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC TRAUMA MEDICINE
 

22.

Higher Diploma in Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine (Paediatrics) (NEW) Diploma in Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

2 years post qualification working experience

 

 

 

Nairobi

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK
 

23.

Higher Diploma in Medical Social Work (Gender Based Violence) (NEW) Diploma in Medical Social Work from KMTC or from any other recognized institution or diploma in any other health related course from Kenya Medical Training College  

 

 

Karuri

DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
 

 

24.

 

Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (Renal Nutrition) (NEW)

Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics /Diploma in Community Nutrition from KMTC or any other institution recognized by KMTC

Registration by the Kenya Nutrition and Dietetics Institute (KNDI) and holder of a valid practising license from KNDI 2 Years post Diploma experience

 

 

March 2023

 

 

Karen

DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
 

25.

Higher Diploma in

Occupational Therapy (Renal Rehabilitation) (NEW)

 

Diploma in Occupational Therapy from a recognized institution

 

March 2023

 

Nairobi

                                                                           

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