PGD Diploma Medical Laboratory Technology - Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology | Educartis

3 years
Post Graduate Diploma
On Campus


Course Overview

This three year post-graduate diploma is designed for students who are seeking careers as medical laboratory technologists, providing them with the practical skills and knowledge they require to be successful in this field. Taken on-campus at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, this programme is taught by experienced instructors who lead students through a well-rounded curriculum that includes classroom theory, laboratory work, and actual clinical experiences, for a rigorous training experience.

Do you have a tendency to be meticulous, detail-oriented, and committed to high standards? Do you have an aptitude for critical thinking, as well as maths and science? Then a career in medical laboratory technology could be right for you! This field will immerse you in an exciting diagnostic environment, allowing you to work independently, as well as in part of a team, to create a meaningful difference in healthcare and the lives of others. It also provides great flexibility, challenges, and a higher-than-average pay. If this sounds like a good option to you, then this course will provide you with the practical experience you need to gain a competitive edge in the industry. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

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

  • Assist physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases by performing tests on tissue, blood and other body fluids.
  • Provide test results for patient diagnosis and treatment by operating chemistry equipment.
  • Contribute to a safe and secure environment for patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers by following established standards and procedures.
  • Maintain quality results by running standards and controls and verifying equipment function through routine equipment maintenance.
  • Identify and communicate abnormal patient conditions by alerting supervisory personnel, including the patient's physician and/or nurse. 
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Certification obtained

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students for careers such as: 

  • Medical Laboratory Technologist
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Phlebotomist


When do I start?

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Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Mean Grade of C OR a Division Two (II) in Kenya 
  • A minimum of two years of relevant working experience. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form (either make the application online or manually) 
  • Provide a non-refundable fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Attach copies of their result slips/certificates and National ID/Passport/Birth Certificate 

Payment options

Students can pay their school fees by depositing the money into the following bank accounts: 

  • National Bank of Kenya (0100370554000 ) 
  • Family Bank (078000012655)
  • Co-operative Bank of Kenya (01129033999900)
  • Kenya Commercial Bank (1101922109)

Detailed course information

This PGD Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is offered on-campus at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology over the course of three academic years. 

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