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KMTC Embu Campus; courses , contacts , location and requirements

KMTC Embu Campus is situated one kilometer from Embu Town along  the Meru -Embu Highway behind Embu Level 5 Hospital in Embu County.It started in 1975 by the missionaries as a health training college and remained under sister Barry’s administration as the principal untill 1987 when KMTC College took over  the management of the campus to offer enrolled community health nursing certificate course.KMTC Embu Campus was officially opened by a Hon.Matiba Kenneth in 1987.


A model institution in training and development of  competent health professionals


To produce competent health professionals through training and research  and provide consultancy services.

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Core values




Team work


Creativity and innovation



1.Higher diploma in clinical medicine and surgery

2.Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery


Mean grade :C

C in English /kiswahili

C in Biology

C-   in Chemistry /Physics

3.Diploma in medical laboratory science


Mean grade:C

C in English/Kiswahili

C in Biology

C-   in Physics or Maths

4.Diploma in community health nursing


Mean grade:C

C in English/Kiswahili

C in Biology

C-   in either Chemistry , Physics or Maths

5.Diploma in community health nursing  distance learning



-Class facilities with which are new and others renovated to serve the purpose.

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-well equipped library with unlimited internet access .

-Equipped computer laboratory where students receive world class training.

-Fully equipped skills laboratory

-The campus has student accomodation facilities to make easy access to learning.


It has a population of over 750 students.Embu campus has continued to produce competent health workers serving in the country.

Clinical experience

Close proximity to Embu Teaching and Referral Hospital ensures students get the required  exposure to competent staff.Students are also attached to Kiritiri, Kianjokoma and Kibugu health centres  and other local facilities for familiarization.The team of dedicated lecturers make weekly visits to follow up on the students performance.

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Clubs and Societies

The cmapus has a vibrant student reprwsentative council to represent students grievances  to the administration.There is a Student Facilitating Club for nursing and clinical medicine students  that helps in mastery of important medical skills in the laboratory .

If interested in  sports like Volleyball, Football,  Basketball, Rugby,  Netball, Darts, Chess, Scrabble or badminton Embu Campus will fulfill your interest.

Contact information

The Principal

KMTC Embu Campus

P.O BOX 923-60100



Email:embu @kmtc.ac.ke




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