List of Courses offered at KMTC 2020


KMTC offers numerous diploma and certificate courses. In 2020,the following courses are offered by the institution:

1.     Faculty of Clinical Sciences 1.     Clinical Medicine and Surgery (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
2.    Faculty of Diagnostic Sciences 2.    Community Oral Health (Diploma)
3.    Faculty of Information Technology 3.    Dental Technology (Diploma)
4.    Faculty of Nursing 4.    Environmental Health Sciences (Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma)
5.    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences 5.    Health Promotion and Community Health (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
6.    Faculty of Public Health 6.    Health Records and Information (Certificate and Diploma)
7.    Faculty of Rehabilitative Sciences 7.    Medical Education (Higher Diploma)
8.    Medical Engineering (Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma)
LIST OF DEPARTMENTS AND FACULTIES 9.    Medical Imaging Sciences (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
1.    FACULTY OF CLINICAL SCIENCES 10.  Medical Laboratory Sciences (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
                     i.        Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery 11.   Nursing (Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma)
                    ii.        Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine 12.  Nutrition and Dietetics (Certificate and Diploma)
13.  Occupational Therapy (Diploma)
2.   FACULTY OF DIAGNOSTIC SCIENCES 14.  Optometry (Diploma)
                     i.        Department of Medical laboratory Sciences 15.  Orthopaedic Technology (Diploma)
                    ii.        Department of Medical Imaging Sciences 16.  Orthopaedic Trauma and Medicine (Certificate)
17.  Pharmacy (Diploma)
3.   FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 18.  Physiotherapy (Diploma)
                     i.        Department of Medical Education
                    ii.        Department of Health Records and Information
4.   FACULTY OF NURSING 1.     HIV Training and Counseling Services (HTS)
                     i.        Department of Nursing 2.    Adherence Counseling
3.    Echocardiography
5.   FACULTY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES 4.    Monitoring & Evaluation
                     i.        Department of Pharmacy 5.    Healthcare Entrepreneurship
6.    Safe Phlebotomy
6.   FACULTY OF PUBLIC HEALTH 7.    Infection Prevention
                     i.        Department of Community Oral Health 8.    First Aid and Basic Life Support
                    ii.        Department of Environmental Health Sciences 9.    Sign Language for Health workers
                   iii.        Department of Nutrition and Dietetics 10.  Community Health and Development
                   iv.        Department of Health Promotion and Community Health 11.   Medical Engineering (Basic electronics)
12.  Medical Engineering (Basic electrical wiring)
7.   FACULTY OF REHABILITATIVE SCIENCES 13.  Medical Engineering (Refrigeration, air conditioning and cold room)
                     i.        Department of Dental Technology 14.  Medical Engineering (Wielding and fabrication)
                    ii.        Department of Occupational therapy 15.  Medical Engineering (Plumbing)
                   iii.        Department of Orthopaedic technology 16.  Food Hygiene and Inspection
                   iv.        Department of Optometry 17.  Counseling skills for Healthcare Professionals
                    v.        Department of Physiotherapy 18.  Nutrition in Critical care
                   vi.        Department of Medical engineering 19.   Computer packages (basic)


Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

To join KMTC to pursue a Certificate course, you must have a minimum of C- with specific qualifications in cluster subjects in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examinations (KCSE). For Diploma programmes, you must have attained a minimum of C with specific qualifications in cluster subjects. Upgrading courses require that a candidate has a certificate in a respective field while for Higher Diploma programmes, candidates must have attained a Diploma course as per the following guidelines.

The following table is a summary of the requirements for courses offered:

S/NO Level of training Entry Requirement Duration of training
1 Certificate A minimum aggregate of C- with relevant combination of other subjects is a requirement. 2 years with the exception of nursing which takes 2 ½  years
2 Diploma KCSE mean grade of C (or equivalent) with relevant combination of other subjects such as English, Kiswahili, Biology, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Physical Sciences. 3 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 3 ½ years
3 Upgrading Holders of a certificate in relevant fields and at least two years working experience.  2 years except Community Health Nursing which lasts 18 Months
4 Higher Diploma Holders of basic Diploma in relevant fields and at least a minimum of two years working experience. 1 year
5 Short Courses Individuals and groups such as corporate bodies, companies and government ministries interested in any course or courses can make a written request for arrangements to be made. 2 weeks – 3 Months