30 months
Blended Learning


Course Overview

This eighteen month BSc. Health Profession Education (HPE) is an upgrading programme that admits students with a diploma or degree in any health profession (nursing, clinical medicine, medical laboratory science, pharmacy, physiotherapy etc.) from an institution recognised by MMUST Senate. This is the only programme of its kind offered in the region and is taken on campus and aims to use a blended mode of delivery. Graduates from the programme have good prospects and are all absorbed and appointed as medical teachers or leaders in the majority of Kenya's health training institutions. 

Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors in the workforce, providing exciting and numerous job opportunities for graduates in this field. If caring for people and helping others lead healthy lives is important to you, then this career will allow you to impact the wellbeing of others while providing a career that is well paid, flexible, and immensely satisfying. This unique upgrading programme will provide you with a stepping stone into this field and greatly enhance your employability in the sector. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Integrate research, innovation, and development in the field of biomedical sciences. 
  • Participate in the formulation and development of policies within the field. 
  • Network, collaborate, and conduct joint research. 
  • Enhance their leadership and oral/written communication skills. 
  • Pursue higher levels of education within their preferred fields. 
Certification obtained

BSc. Health Profession (Medical) Education

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will enhance students' skills in a number of professions such as: 

  • Nurse 
  • Physiotherapist 
  • Pharmacist 
  • Medical Laboratory Technician 


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require either: 

  • A Diploma in a relevant field
  • A Degree in a relevant field 

How do I apply?

To apply, students must: 

  • Fill out an online application form. 
  • Pay a non-refundable application fee of 500 KES
  • Provide copies of their National ID/Passport/Birth Certificate
  • Provide copies of relevant certificates 

Payment options

Fees should be paid at any Branch of the following banks using the indicated account number:

National Bank of Kenya (Kakamega Branch): Account Number -  0100370554000
KCB Bank (Kakamega Branch) - Account Number - 1101922109

Detailed course information

The BSc. HPE is a unique course and intended for all health professionals. Apart from a rigorous curriculum. the course also offers a student-teacher exchange programme with Oulu and OUAS University in Finland. 

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