KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

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KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences – Details:

About KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

Training of Medical Laboratory Science professionals started at KMTC in 1945. The first cadre to be trained was Medical Assistants (Certificate Program). In 1965, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences program started while higher diploma program was started in 1971.
At the department, the focus is on ensuring that when our students graduate they are well equipped to face the job market demands as they are trained by highly qualified and experienced lecturers and exposed to various practical sessions both at campuses through our well-equipped demonstration laboratories as well as the clinical sites in the various hospital and research laboratories in Kenya.  Our reputation is well deserved and no one knows this better than those who have had the pleasure of working with our graduates.
Upon admission, you will be exposed to the exciting world of Medical Laboratory Sciences which involves the following fields:-
 

  • Medical Microbiology
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology and Cytology
  • Blood Transfusion Sciences
  • Immunology
  • Parasitology and Entomology
  • Medical Virology

One can progress from diploma, specialise in one of the eight fields at Higher Diploma or proceed to do a degree in Medical laboratory Sciences to Phd.
Our graduates work in hospital Laboratories both in private and public, research laboratories, manufacturing industries including the food industries. They are also in high demand both locally and internationally including the NGO world.
 

KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences Information

Department
Academic Program
Course
Duration
Campus
Entry Requirements
Medical Laboratory Sciences Diploma Medical Laboratory Sciences 3 years -Nairobi,-Nakuru
-Kakamega,
-Nyeri,
-Kitui,
– Embu,
– Kisii,
-Meru,
-Machakos,
-Embu,
-PortReitz,
-Kombewa
-Lake Victoria
 
• C in English or Kiswahili and Biology/BiologicalSciences and Chemistry/Physical Sciences
• C in any one of the following: – Physics/Physical
Sciences, Mathematics
 
Upgrading
Higher diploma – Parasitology &Entomology
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1 year
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
-Nairobi
 
 
 
 
 
-Diploma in Medical
Laboratory Sciences
and Registered by the
KMLTTB
 
-Microbiology
Clinical Chemistry
-Haematology
Histopathology &Cytopathology
 
Virology
-Nephrology
-Blood TransfusionSciences
 

 See Also:
KMTC Department of Clinical Medicine

KMTC Department of Community Oral Health

KMTC Department of Dental Technology

KMTC Department of Environmental Health Sciences

KMTC Department of Health Records and Information Technology

KMTC Department of Health Systems Management

KMTC Department of Medical Education

KMTC Department of Medical Engineering

KMTC Department of Medical Imaging Sciences

10 KMTC Department of Nursing

11 KMTC Department of Nutrition

12 KMTC Department of Occupational Therapy

13 KMTC Department of Optometry

14 KMTC Department of Orthopaedic & Trauma Medicine

15 KMTC Department of Pharmacy

16 KMTC Department of Physiotherapy
18 KMTC Department of Health Education and Promotion

19 KMTC Department of Orthopaedic Technology
 

6 thoughts on “KMTC Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

  1. USAMA NUH MADOWE

    1. What is the diploma duration?
    2. Payment per semester in ML?
    3. Help me with brief information of the courses studied to each semester?

    Reply
  2. USAMA NUH MADOWE

    1. What is the diploma duration?
    2. Payment per semester in ML?
    3. Help me with brief information of the courses studied to each semester?

    Reply

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