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courses offered at KMTC Busia Campus

courses offered at KMTC Busia Campus

Last updated on June 9th, 2023 at 07:09 pm

This article is about all the courses offered at the KMTC Busia campus.

Kenya Medical Training College KMTC Busia Campus is one of the 71 campuses of KMTC, located on a large 4½ acres adjacent to Busia County Referral Hospital in Busia Town, Matayos Ward, County of Busia.

The facility is about 500 meters from the Kenya-Uganda border.

The school was approved by the Council of Clinical Officers on November 1, 2016, and the first group of students was accepted for a degree in medicine that same month.

The School of Nursing was approved by the Kenyan Nursing Association to offer a national nursing degree in Kenya in March 2017, accepting the first nursing students in April 2017.

courses offered at KMTC Busia Campus


Currently, KMTC Busia School offers two degree programs. We will list them below, including their requirements and the length of each course.

Diploma in Registered Community Nursing in Kenya


Requirements: KCSE means C level, C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/Biological Sciences.

C- in one of the following fields: Chemistry or Physics/Physical Science or Mathematics

Duration: 3 years

Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery


Requirements: KCSE Average C, C in English or Kiswahili, and C in Biology/Biological Sciences, C- in Chemistry/Physical Science C- in one of the following areas: Mathematics, Physics/Physical Science the body.

Duration: 3 years

Course of study

Going forward, the Campus plans to offer two more courses:
  • Certificate in Community Health Nursing
  • A refresher course in orthopedic trauma medicine


The school has modern and well-equipped facilities to provide a comfortable learning environment for students. They understand:

  • control block
  • School
  • Common room
  • A comprehensive technical laboratory
  • Food
  • A room has many purposes
  • A complete library
  • A well-equipped computer lab
courses offered at KMTC Busia Campus
courses offered at KMTC Busia Campus


In addition to the Busia County Referral Hospital, students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in other hospitals and health facilities such as;

  • Alupe Sub County Hospital
  • Amukura Health Center
  • Bumala Medical Center
  • Lukolis Medical Company
  • Nambale Sub County Hospital
  • Port Victoria Sub County Hospital
  • Sio-port Health Center


In addition, the school and other hospitals and health centers outside Busia County, including Nakuru County Referral Hospital, Mathare Mental Health Hospital, and Kakamega County Referral Hospital.

The KMTC Busia campus has many religions, including the Catholic Student Association, the Christian Union, the Muslim Student Association, and the Seventh-Day Adventist.

They provide opportunities for students to engage in spiritual activities, socialize, and participate in community service initiatives.

For sports enthusiasts, the school offers several sports programs, including football, volleyball, handball, hockey and indoor sports.

Contact KMTC Busia Campus
Phone: 0722217259

Email: busia@kmtc.ac.ke

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