Cecilia Ojiambo - HOD Nursing
Message from the Department Head

Welcome to the faculty of nursing where we are committed in training skilled and competent nurses who provide safe, appropriate and timely  healthcare interventions. Our nurses are highly absorbed both in the national and international job markets.

This is a great opportunity for your academic and professional growth.

Cecilia Ojiambo

Department of Nursing
  • Mode of Study: Full Time
  • Examination & Licensing: Examination for eligibility for licensing is done the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Enrollment Intakes: April, September
Diploma in Nursing (KRCHN)

This programme is designed to equip trainees with the right competence in knowledge, skills and attitude in becoming an all round and competent nurse who is able to deliver quality and safe nursing interventions.  A registered community health nurse is diverse and dynamic with the ability to work in different fields of healthcare utilising current medical technology and equipment, globally.  Graduates can secure employment in all level hospitals owned by the government, county, mission   and/or private, healthcare providing institution, international and local non-governmental organisations.  Diploma in nursing holders can advance their studies to degree level or to nursing specialisation field.

KCSE Mean grade C (plain) with a C plain in either English/Kiswahili, C plain in biology and a C- minus in either math/chem./physics

Program Name Duration Item Fee (KES)
Diploma in Nursing (KRCHN) 3 Years Tuition Fee (Per Year) 130,000
Mandatory Statutory Fees (Paid Once)
Application Fee 1,000
Student Identity Card & Handbook 1,500
Pre-Entry Medical Examination 3,500
Medical Emergency Kit 2,000
Graduation (final year) 5,000
Caution Fee (Refundable) 2,000
Optional Fees
Accommodation (without meals; meals are available at our cafeteria on a pay-as-you-eat basis) 4,000
Indexing, licensing and external examination fees shall be paid separately as stipulated by the relevant national regulatory bodies.