Colleges and Universities Offering Master of Science in Nursing in Kenya

  • Course Name: Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing )
  • Major Subject: Nursing
  • Course Category: Masters Courses

Institutions Offering Master of Science in Nursing

  • Chuka University Chuka University, Chuka  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Bachelor’s degree from a related discipline from institutions recognized by the Senate, OR Bachelor of
    Science in Nursing accredited by a nationally recognized nursing regulatory council plus clinical work
    experience by preferably working/worked in relevant specialization area and registered nurse license in
    a country in which the candidate will complete practical experience.
    -International applicants will have their certificates verified by the Commission for University Education and the Nursing Council of Kenya.

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Full-time or Part-time/Work-Based Day, Evening or Weekend

    Admission timelines are: September, January and May each year for full time students; December, April and August of each year for part time/holiday-based/work-based students.
  • Meru University of Science and Technology Meru University of Science and Technology, Meru  
    Course entry requirements:
    (i) Holders of Bachelor of Science Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Midwifery from MUST or other universities recognized by the Senate.
    (ii) Registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK)
    (iii) Holders of a valid nurse practice license
    (iv) Must have at least two years’ relevant work experience
    (v) For international students, the academic certificate must be certified by CUE and the nursing practice license be verified by the NCK

    Course duration: 2 years

    Mode of study: Part time
  • Kirinyaga University Kirinyaga University, Kerugoya  
    Study options:
    Critical Care Nursing
    Community Health and Primary Clinical Care
    Medical Surgical Nursing
    Nursing Leadership and Management
    Mental Health and Psychiatry Nursing
    Nursing Education
    Midwifery Nursing
    Oncology and Palliative Nursing

    Course entry requirements:
    -B.Sc. Nursing from an accredited University
    -Valid practising licence
    -Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya

    Course duration: 6 Trimesters
  • Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega  
    Specialty Areas:
    i. Nursing Education
    ii. Mental Health and Psychiatry Nursing
    iii. Oncology and Palliative Care Nursing
    iv. Forensic Nursing
    v. Reproductive Health and Midwifery
    vi. Community health and Primary Health care
    vii. Nursing Leadership, Policy and Management
    viii. Medical Surgical Nursing
    ix. Critical Care Nursing
    x. Pediatric Nursing
    xi. Trauma and Emergency Nursing
  • University of Eastern Africa, Baraton University of Eastern Africa, Baraton, Eldoret  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from a recognized higher educational institution with a valid practice license from the Nursing Council of Kenya or eligible for registration as a nurse in Kenya, if trained outside the country. In addition, a minimum of two years of professional experience as a nurse is required.
  • Kabarak University Kabarak University, Kabarak  
    Course entry requirements:
    -Must have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Kabarak university or any
    other university recognized by CUE.
    -Must have at least 2 years working experience in relevant area.
    Registered by Nursing Council of Kenya or any relevant professional regulatory body.

    Mode of study: Full time
  • Mount Kenya University Mount Kenya University, Thika  
  • Moi University Moi University, Eldoret  
  • University of Nairobi University of Nairobi, Nairobi  
  • Tharaka University College Tharaka University College, Tharaka Nithi  
  • Great Lakes University of Kisumu Great Lakes University of Kisumu, Kisumu  

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