Background Information

Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Muranga Campus is located in Murang’a town approximately 1 km from the town center. It sits on a four acre piece of land next to Murang’a County Referral Hospital along the mortuary road off hospital road.

Murang’a Campus was started in the 1950’s during colonial times as a training center for enrolled midwives. In 1960s the Campus started training enrolled nurses and the two programmes continued until 1977, when they were replaced by Enrolled Community Health Nursing (ECHN)programme.

In September 2003, the department of Health records and information Technology was started offering a certificate course, followed by an upgrading Diploma course.In September 2005, the department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery was started. In the same year, a pre-service Diploma course in Kenya Registered Nursing was introduced replacing the ECHN programme. Further, in September 2006,distance learning in-service Nursing course was started.

In September 2013,a new course in Kenya Registered Nursing /Mental Health Psychiatry was started, which has not only increased the number of students, but also created room for introduction of new knowledge and skills in nursing practice.

Programmes and Courses currently offered:-

  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing
  • Diploma in Kenya Registered Nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry
  • Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery
  • Health Records and Information Technology (certificate and upgrading)
  • Nursing(distance learning)

The Campus plans to introduce the following programmes/courses in the near future:

  • Certificate in Orthopedic Plaster Technician
  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Nephrology
  • Higher Diploma in Reproductive Health.


  • Modern class rooms
  • Administration block
  • Lecturer offices
  • Well-equipped computer lab
  • Well-equipped Library
  • Hostels
  • Skills laboratory
  • Dining

Student Population

The population of the Campus is 955 students with the number expected to increase in the next intake.

Clinical Sites

  • Muranga County General Hospital
  • Nanyuki Hospital
  • Naivasha Hospital
  • Kerugoya Hospital
  • Kibimbi Hospital
  • Maragua Hospital
  • Mathare Mental Hospital
  • Various rural health facilities

 Clubs, Societies and Sports

The following are the clubs available at the campus:

  • Green ambassadors club
  • Club Sanaa
  • Environment club
  • Kilimo bora club
  • President’s Awards

The Societies include:

  • Christian union
  • Seventh day Adventist
  • Catholic action
  • Muslim

Sports available include:

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Hokey
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Darts

         Campus Contact Information

The Principal

KMTC Murang’a Campus

P.O. BOX 888 – 10200


Tel: 060-2030243/0721568699