KMTC Nairobi Campus Location, Fees Structure, Courses offered and Available Facilities

Background information

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Nairobi Campus started in 1927 with four students at the Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA), Kabete. In 1990, it became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency through an Act of Parliament, Cap.261, Legal Notice No. 14, Laws of Kenya. In 1994, the name Kenya Medical Training College was adopted as a unifying title for the College. Nairobi Campus was operating under the KMTC headquarters until 2001 when it became autonomous with its own Principal.

Programmes and Courses Offered


S/NO                                 DEPARTMENT Levels
2Nutrition and DieteticsDiploma
3Dental TechnologyDiploma
5Occupational TherapyDiploma
6Medical Imaging SciencesDiploma and Higher Diploma
7Medical EngineeringCertificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma
8Health Education and Community HealthCertificate and Diploma
9Orthopaedic and TraumaCertificate and Diploma
10 NursingDiploma and Higher Diploma
11Community Oral HealthDiploma
12PhysiotherapyDiploma and Higher Diploma
13Health Records and InformationDiploma
14Environmental Health SciencesDiploma and Higher Diploma
15Clinical MedicineDiploma and Higher Diploma
16Orthopaedic TechnologyDiploma and Higher Diploma
17Medical Laboratory SciencesDiploma and Higher Diploma
18Medical EducationHigher Diploma
19Health Service ManagementHigher Diploma and short courses



The Campus has facilities which accommodate all the departments which include:

  • Administration block
  • Classrooms
  • Lecture halls
  • Workshops
  • Laboratories
  • Hostels
  • Catering facilities

Population of the Campus

The campus has a population of 4200 students undertaking Certificate, Diploma and Higher Diploma in the various courses offered by the Campus.


Clinical Experience

Students gain mentorship and clinical experience in the clinical areas within the locality of Nairobi and across the country in various health facilities. They have also been of great assistance to hospitals where they compensate for health staff shortage.

Campus Contact Information

The Principal

KMTC Nairobi Campus

P. O. BOX 30195 -00100


Tel: 020-2081823/0715905209

Email: [email protected]

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