Why choose KMTC?

When you choose to launch your medical career at KMTC, you join more than 34,000 students at the College who aspire to improve the health of communities they live in. When you join one of the 65-plus specialized courses offered at KMTC, you will be a part of the biggest human resource contribution to the health sector in Kenya; more than 80 percent of the hospitals’ workforce is trained at KMTC.

You want to be part of the College that is currently graduating about 8000 competent health professionals every year into the health sector. Our team of more than 1900 highly qualified and experienced teaching and administrative staff will be happy to serve you.

The national distribution of the College is its biggest uniqueness while the strategic location of the campuses next to referral hospitals, county or sub-county hospitals where students go for clinical attachment its biggest asset.

With 65 constituent colleges spread throughout the country as far as Lodwar and Garissa, Loitoktok, and Lamu, Kisumu and Kapenguria, the impact of the College in improving Kenya’s healthcare is felt in virtually all parts of the country.

The wide range of our courses, from certificate to diploma to higher diploma, reflects the institution’s responsiveness to the needs of our country. The ever-rising interest by Kenyans to study at the College is a demonstration of the trust bestowed on us by the public and the aspirations of our valued clients, the students.

The only public mid-level health training institution in the health ministry, KMTC started in 1927 with four students. Today it has grown tremendously, curving a niche for itself as one of the largest medical training institution in East and Central Africa and even beyond- drawing students from Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Sudan and Nigeria.