Environmental Health - Mount Kenya University | Educartis

KSh59550 Per Semester

4 years
On Campus


Course Overview

Worldwide, many people continue to suffer from preventable communicable diseases such as diarrhea as a classical example. The need for capacity building in the field of environmental health has been compounded by the continued increase in environmental hazards emanating from the rapid urbanization and industrialization due to modern technological advancement. The Bachelor of Science ( .) degree programme in Environmental Health aims at producing Environmental Health scientists capable of addressing health issues by responding effectively to deteriorating environmental conditions that affect human health with a view to proposing possible solutions thereby enhancing good health and sustainable environmental management.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The objectives of the programme are to:

  • Develop and expand opportunities for individuals wishing to continue their education in the health science disciplines
  • Prepare students academically and professionally for a career in environmental health
  • Produce high quality graduate capable of critical analysis, problem-solving, research and life-long learning.
  • Empower graduate to provide community service through consultation, advice, training, participation, moral and resource mobilization to support t the community.
  • Train manpower that is adaptable to emerging and re-emerging environmental health challenges.
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Certification obtained

Bachelors in Environmental Health awarded by Mount Kenya University

What jobs will I qualify for?

Environmental Health Specialist  

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

Minimum Requirements: 
  • KCSE C+ (Plus) 
  • C + plus in Biology

How do I apply?

Complete and submit the application form and attach copies of previous academic certificates.  

Detailed course information

Mode of Study:  Full-time

Where and When


Mount Kenya University

General Kago Road, 342 Thika, Kiambu, Thika, Kenya

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