Mount Kenya University School of Medical laboratory Sciences admission Criteria

by Laura Wanjiru  - December 12, 2022

Established in 1996 Chartered in 2011 by the commission of higher education, Mount Kenya University, is a university in Kenya that offers a bachelor of degree in medical laboratory sciences. With the availability of well equipped labs and technicians, students are assured of having the best training at an affordable price. The students are trained under various departments, like;

  • Medical laboratory
  • Aspects of pharmacy
  • Biotechnology
  • Investigative medicine

Admission criteria

  • Individuals who are interested are however required to meet certain criteria in order to pursue medical laboratory science as a career, they include;
  • Holder of KCSE certificate, minimum aggregate c+ and either a b in biology or chemistry
  • C- in mathematics or physics or B- in biological sciences or B- in physical sciences
  • Holder of higher national diploma or professional certificate in a relevant discipline from recognized institution
  • A minimum aggregate grade of C+ in KCSE with a minimum of C+ in mathematics /physics, English, biology and chemistry.
  • A minimum of a C grade in KCSE coupled with a diploma in medical laboratory sciences from a recognized institution

Location and contact information

For admission to Mount Kenya University visit the deans’ office for more information or the enquiries desk at their various campuses. The main campus is located at General Kago Road in Thika, Kiambu county, Kenya 45 kilometers from Nairobi city, along the Nairobi – Thika Highway. You can also visit them at their Nairobi campus along at Ronald Ngala street opposite family bank, Mount Kenya university in Mombasa along Digo road, Nakuru campus along kipchoge Avenue off Lower Bedi road and Mount Kenya Annex along Oginga Odinga Avenue, Nkubu in majani tea sacco plaza, Meru ,Mount Kenya kitale campus at teachers plaza opposite kitale police station, Kakamega located at mega mall opposite muliro gardens, Eldoret near Uasin Gishu District hospital, Garissa and Lodwar with other centers opened in neighboring countries in Rwanda and Somali.

An online admission process is also availed to individuals who can download the admission letters from the Mount Kenya University website at More enquiries can be directed to their official email address at [email protected]


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