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School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Applicants are invited for January, May and September Intakes in the following academic programmes:

PROGRAMME MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT MODE OF STUDY CAMPUS
Post graduate Programmes
Doctor of Philosophy in Health Systems Management
A holder of first Degree in Health related field from institutions recognized by the university senate and MSc in Health Systems Management or any other Masters Degree from recognised institution relevant to the disciplines in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Part time
Nairobi Campus
Master of Science in Health Systems Management
Be a holder of Bachelor’s Degree in Health related field with a minimum of Second Class Honors Upper Division or GPA 3.00. Those with Second Class Honors Lower Division with at least two(2) years work experience will be considered.
Part Time and DLM (distance learning mode)
Main Campus (Meru), Nairobi & Mombasa Campuses
Master of Science in Nursing Education
Part time
Nairobi Campus and Main Campus (Meru)
Master of Science in Human Nutrition
Nairobi Campus
Master of Public Health
Undergraduate Programmes
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB; ChB)
(i) KCSE B (plain) with at least grade B (plain) in Biology, Chemistry, English and B (plain) in Mathematics or Physics (ii) Advanced Level Holders: A minimum of of 2 principal passes in Biology , Chemistry and a subsidiary pass in either mathematics or physics or equivalent . (iii)Holders of Diploma in Medical/Health Sciences: KSCE C +(plus) or Div II in O levels and in addition at least C+ (plus ) or Credit Pass in Cluster subjects and at least a credit pass in the subsequent professional qualifications from a recognized medical training institution or equivalent.
Full time
Main Campus (Meru)
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
KCSE B-(minus)or equivalent qualification with cluster subject of KCSE C+ in Chemistry, Biology, Maths/Physics and English / Kiswahili or a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized institution by the Pharmacist and Poisons Board
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Direct Entry)
KCSE C+ (plus) and in addition C+(Plus) in cluster subjects Maths/physics, English/Kiswahili , Chemistry, and Biology
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Upgrade /in-Service)
Diploma in Nursing or its equivalent with a mean grade of C (plain) ) or Division II and atleast 2 years work experience following NCK registration.
Fulltime/ DLM
Main Campus (Meru) and Nairobi Campus
B.Sc. Medical Labaratory Sciences – Direct Entry
KCSE C+ (plus) in addition, a C+(plus) in each of the following cluster subject Biology / Chemistry, English/Kiswahili and KCSE C+ (plus) in Mathematics / Physics
Fulltime
Main Campus (Meru) and Nairobi Campus
Bachelor of Science in Health Systems Management
KCSE C+(plus) or a Diploma in a Health related discipline
Fulltime/Part-time/Distance Learning Mode
Main campus (Meru) and Nairobi Campus
Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics (HND)
KCSE C+ (plus) in addition C+ in cluster subjects Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences and English. Holders of Diploma in nutrition with at least 2 years experience.
Fulltime/Part-time/Distance Learning Mode
Nairobi Campus
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health
KCSE C+ (plus) in addition C+ in cluster subjects Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences and English. Holders of Diploma in nutrition with at least 2 years experience.
Fulltime/- Part-time/Distance Learning Mode
Bachelor of Science in Community Health
KCSE C+ (plus) in addition C+ in cluster subjects Mathematics/Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biological Sciences and English. Holders of Diploma in nutrition with at least 2 years experience.
Fulltime/- Part-time/Distance Learning Mode
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
KCSE C+ (plus) and in addition C+(Plus) in cluster subjects Maths/physics, English/Kiswahili , Chemistry, and Biology
Full time
Main Campus (Meru)
Diploma Programmes
Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Community Health
KCSE C(plain) with C(plain) in Biology & English and C-(Minus) in Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics
Full time
Main Campus (Meru)
Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
KCSE C(plain) with a C(plain) in English, Chemistry, or Physical Sciences, Biology or Biological Sciences, Physics or Mathematics. A mean grade of a C(plain) in Kiswahili will be an added advantage
Diploma in Oral Community Health
KCSE C (plain) with at least C (Plain) in English, Chemistry, Physics/ Physical Sciences or Mathematics and Biology / Biological Science.

Departments in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The Department of Nursing commits to endowing students with quality education and top notch skills to ensure they are eligible in the global healthcare job market.

The students are well trained by qualified and experienced teaching staff. The equipment offered for practical skill learning is modern and well maintained. We believe in adequate knowledge boosted by exemplary practical skills. These qualities make a graduate stand out in the healthcare sector.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the vast healthcare industry.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Hospitals
  • Travel Companies
  • Academic/Learning Institutions
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Home Healthcare Agencies
  • Public Health organizations

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in the field of careers:

  • Nurse Researcher
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurse case Manger
  • Nursing Informatics Analyst
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Dialysis Nurse

The Department of Public Health aims at providing the students with adequate knowledge and exemplary skills. The department is equipped with trained professionals who are committed to ensuring that the students are well taught and trained. We also offer top notch equipment facilities that provide the students with a hands-on approach to what their career path offers in the job market.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the vast health care sector.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Hospitals
  • Learning Institutions
  • Pharmaceutical centers
  • Research Institutions
  • Government Health Offices
  • Private Health Practices

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in the field of careers:

  • Community Health worker
  • Public Health Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Epidemiologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Health Community Specialist
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Public Health Doctor

The Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences offers a well structured curriculum that is designed to culminate the level of knowledge required. The students learn multiple competencies through having an opportunity to learn and work with state-of-the-art equipment. The laboratories offer modern facilities and are ran by qualified staff technologists.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the vast health care sector.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Research Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Biotechnology Companies
  • Environmental Health Offices
  • Forensic Laboratories

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in the field of careers:

  • Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Medical technologist

The Department of Clinical Medicine aims at imparting all students with the required knowledge and skills to help them attain efficiency and effectiveness in the health care sector. The students are well trained to meet national and global capacities.

The department offers a valuable experience to the students. This value is based on a rigorous curriculum that equips the students with all the information and practice that is experienced in their potential work areas.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the national and global Health sector.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Hospitals
  • Chemists
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Counseling Centers
  • Academic Institutions
  • The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in this field of career:
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Physician
  • Clinical Associate
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Health Educator
  • Technologist (e.g. Critical Care Technologist, Radiotherapy Technologist, etc.)

The following are some of the duties the graduate can be assigned to tackle:

  • Assisting in surgeries
  • Obtaining history of patients
  • Providing education and counseling to patients
  • Performing physical exams

The Department of Microbiology offers a well structured curriculum and is supported by highly qualified and experienced teaching staff. The focus is to give the students the opportunity to be the best at what they do. This department aims at nurturing graduates who are equipped with efficient knowledge and effective skills. This will aid in ensuring the students positively stand out in the job market.

CAREER OPTIONS

After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the vast microbiology sector.

The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Laboratories
  • Hospitals
  • Research Institutions
  • Learning Institutions
  • Government Agencies

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in the field of careers:

  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Research Assistant
  • Microbiologist (Industrial, environmental, etc.)
  • Sales Representative (In the microbiology sector)
  • Pharmacologist
  • Quality Assurance technologist

our faculty

Prof. Alice Mutungi

MBChB, MMed (Obs/Gyne), MSc. (Reprod. BEd.), MPH

Dean, School of Medicine and Health Sciences

 

Prof. Jotham Micheni

MBChB, MMed, (Surgery)

C.O.D Department of Surgery

Prof. Ruth Gatere

BSN, MSc.MoD, PhD

C.O.D Department of Nursing

Dr. Alex Wamachi

Phd,(Molecular Medicine/ Immunology)

C.O.D Microbiology and Parasitology.

Dr. Noah Murbiy

MBChB.,MMed.

C.O.D Internal Medicine

Dr. Fredrick Odhiambo Ndede

MBChB, MMed Obs/Gyn

C.O.D Human Reproduction

Dr. Curtis Kariuki

Diploma (Medical Laboratory) Technology, HND Medical Laboratory, MSc. Medical Parasitology, PhD. Medical Parasitology

C.O.D Medical Laboratory Science.

Dr. Kezia Njoroge

BEd., MSc. (Development Economics), MSc. (International Health), PhD. Public Health

C.O.D  Health System MAnagement

Dr. Job Mapesa

BSc. (Food Science & Technology), MSc. (Food Science), PhD (Food Science & Molecular Nutrition)

C.O.D Public Health, Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Mr.Joseph Ole Kiu

Diploma (Medical Education), Diploma (Clinical Medicine)

C.O.D clinical Medicine and Community Heath.

Ms. Rose Inonda.

BSc. Biochemistry, MSc. Medical Biochemistry

C.O.D Medical Biochemistry

Mr. Ojora Kehinde Adeyemi.

BSc. Anatomy, MSc. Anatomy

C.O.D Human Anatomy

Dr. Edward Odhiambo

Bachelor of Pharmacy, MSc. Pharm Analysis, MPSK.

C.O.D Pharmacy