KMTC Murang’a Campus (Physical location, Courses, Requirements, How to apply and Contacts)

KMTC Branches, Courses, Requirements, Fees and how to apply.
KMTC Branches, Courses, Requirements, Fees and how to apply.

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Muranga Campus is located in Murang’a town approximately 1 km from the town center. It sits on a four acre piece of land next to Murang’a County Referral Hospital along the mortuary road off hospital road.

Murang’a Campus was started in the 1950’s during colonial times as a training center for enrolled midwives. In 1960s the Campus started training enrolled nurses and the two programmes continued until 1977, when they were replaced by Enrolled Community Health Nursing (ECHN)programme.

In September 2003, the department of Health records and information Technology was started offering a certificate course, followed by an upgrading Diploma course.In September 2005, the department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery was started. In the same year, a pre-service Diploma course in Kenya Registered Nursing was introduced replacing the ECHN programme. Further, in September 2006,distance learning in-service Nursing course was started.

In September 2013,a new course in Kenya Registered Nursing /Mental Health Psychiatry was started, which has not only increased the number of students, but also created room for introduction of new knowledge and skills in nursing practice.

Programmes and Courses currently offered:-

  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Health Records and Information Technology (certificate and upgrading)
  • Nursing(distance learning)

The Campus plans to introduce the following programmes/courses in the near future:

  • Certificate in Orthopedic Plaster Technician
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Nephrology
  • Higher Diploma in Reproductive Health.


  • Modern class rooms
  • Administration block
  • Lecturer offices
  • Well-equipped computer lab
  • Well-equipped Library
  • Hostels
  • Skills laboratory
  • Dining

Student Population

The population of the Campus is 955 students with the number expected to increase in the next intake.

Clinical Sites

  • Muranga County General Hospital
  • Nanyuki Hospital
  • Naivasha Hospital
  • Kerugoya Hospital
  • Kibimbi Hospital
  • Maragua Hospital
  • Mathare Mental Hospital
  • Various rural health facilities

 Clubs, Societies and Sports

The following are the clubs available at the campus:

  • Green ambassadors club
  • Club Sanaa
  • Environment club
  • Kilimo bora club
  • President’s Awards

The Societies include:

  • Christian union
  • Seventh day Adventist
  • Catholic action
  • Muslim

Sports available include:

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Hokey
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Darts

Campus Contact Information

The Principal

KMTC Murang’a Campus

P.O. BOX 888 – 10200


Tel: 060-2030243/0721568699

Email: [email protected]

Full list of all Courses offered at KMTC (See minimum entry requirements)

1. Clinical Medicine and Surgery (Diploma and Higher
2. Medical Laboratory Sciences (Diploma and Higher
3. Orthopaedic and Trauma Medicine (Certificate
and Diploma)
4. Community Oral Health (Diploma)
5. Medical Imaging Sciences (Diploma and Higher
6. Medical Education (Higher Diploma)
7. Health Records and Information Technology
(Certificate and Diploma)
8. Pharmacy (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
9. Dental Technology (Diploma)
10. Nursing (Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma)
11. Public Health (Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma)
12. Nutrition and Dietetics (Certificate and Diploma)
13. Occupational Therapy (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
14. Health Promotion (Certificate, Diploma and Higher
15. Orthopaedic Technology (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
16. Optometry (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
17. Physiotherapy (Diploma and Higher Diploma)
18. Medical Engineering (Certificate, Diploma and Higher
19. Short Courses

How to Apply for KMTC Courses 2021/2022

We welcome your application

Thank you for your interest in the Kenya Medical Training College. We are happy that you are looking closely at the exciting opportunities available here in KMTC.

KMTC seeks to enrol and graduate applicants who will develop and grow educationally and personally and will contribute to the College community, and the broader society.

To that end, the role of the Admissions and Records Office is to recruit, admit, and encourage enrolment of applicants who are spiritually mature, academically excellent, accomplished in extra-curricular endeavours, and broadly diverse through individualized review and professional judgment.


All applications are ONLINE from the application portal on this website

The prospective candidates apply for admission into courses for each academic year for Regular or Parallel Category.

The Regular category have subsidized fee with optional accommodation but no choice for campus while the parallel category have non subsidized fee, no accommodation option but have option for campuses choice in more than sixty five (65) campuses situated in different parts of the country depending on the courses.

Application Procedure:

  • Prospective candidates are expected to visit the applicants’ portal, read the advertisement to know the various courses and their specific entry requirements.
  • Candidates interested in making an application are advised to READ the application guidelines (preservice/Inservice) available on the application portal
  • Candidates are advised to follow the steps carefully given in the application guideline to the end to be sure of application success.
  • Take note that the application period has timelines as stipulated on the advertisement please observe them

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