Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST)

Course NameBachelor of Science in Nursing
Other Course NameBSc in Nursing
Institution Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
TypePublic University
LocationKakamega County
QualificationBachelor's Degree
Mode of Study Full time

Course Entry/Admission Requirements for BSc in Nursing at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Direct Entry

  • Mean Grade of C+ (plus) at KCSE with C+ (plus) in English, Kiswahili, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics/Physics. Or C+ in Biological Sciences, English, Mathematics/ Physical Sciences.


  • 2 principal passes in Biology and Chemistry with a subsidiary pass in Physics or Mathematics


  • Mean grade C (Plain) at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)


  • Division II at East African Certificate of Education (EACE)/Kenya Certificate of Education (KCE), Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery and Community Or Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN) from a recognized institution or its equivalent.
  • Must be registered with Nursing Council of Kenya (NCK) and hold a current practicing license.
  • Minimum experience 2 years.

Interested candidates should additionally visit the university website or contact the admissions office for further information on both the university and departmental entry requirements for this course. 

Duration of Study

4 years (Direct Entry) or 2 ½ Years (Upgrading)

How to Apply for Admission

Admission to any programme in the university is done according to well laid down procedures. The admission options available to prospective students are as follows:-

  • KUCCPS (Sponsored by the Kenyan Government): This is done through the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS), formerly the national Joint Admission Board (JAB), the body that does admission of students for all public universities in Kenya.
  • PSSP (SELF Sponsored) Students: Because the government sponsorship can cater for very few qualifying candidates, the university gives an option for self sponsorship. In this option, the admission will be done internally at the university.  
  • Postgraduate Students: Admission to any postgraduate programme at the university is carried out by the Directorate of Postgraduate Studies (DPS) in close consultancy with the relevant school or faculty.

Application Links

Requirements for Online Application

1. A valid Personal Email Address and Password for the student
2. Scanned application fees payment slip
3. Scanned Academic Testimonials (e.g. Result Slips, Certificates etc.)'

Procedure for Application

  1. LOGIN to website
  2. Click on Online Course Application
  3. Create User Account
  4. Verification of User Account
    • Login to your email address
    • Click on the link to verify account
  5. Application of course
    • Login to your user account (Enter Email & Password)
    • Follow the instructions by filling all appropriate information
  6. Complete application process
    • Print an acknowledgment slip


Confirm the following;

  • Ensure you have applied for your preferred course
  • Confirm upload of application fees bank slip
  • Confirm upload of relevant Academic Certificates/Result Slips.

Application Fees

  • Bachelors sh. 1,000/=
  • Diploma & Certificate sh. 500/=
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** Despite the fact that reasonable effort has been made in order to provide an accurate description of this course, certain details could have been updated by the institution which may impact the accuracy of the information presented here. We advice that you contact the institution directly to confirm admission details.