Nursing Courses offered at Nairobi Hospital and Entry Requirements



Nairobi Hospital is the best hospital in Kenya. The Hospital offers several nursing and health related diploma and certificate courses. Being the best hospital for cancer screening and treatment, DNA testing, Diabetes and accident related injuries,this is definitely the best institution to pursue Nursing.

The programs offered at the institution,together with entry requirements are as follows.

Basic Programme

This is a 3 year Kenya Registered Nursing (KRN) program and is approved by the Nursing Council of Kenya. The Programme trains first level hospital based Nurses and prepares them to work efficiently in an acute health care setting. The curriculum which is structured to include Nursing, Biological, Behavioral and Social Sciencescourses provides a sound foundation for individual nurses to develop in the areas of career choice.

These areas include:

  1. Midwifery,
  2. Mental health Nursing /Psychiatry,
  3. Pediatrics,
  4. Critical Care Nursing /Intensive Care Nursing,
  5. Peri – Operative Nursing /Theatre and to embark on degree programs.

The Kenya Registered Nursing program is regionally and internationally recognized and the graduates have been registered in countries like Britain, USA, and Australia.

Admission Requirements for the Basic Programme

Admission Requirements for the Basic Programme
KCSE or Equivalent with mean grade C (plain) and above
English C (Plain)
Biology C (Plain)
Chemistry or Physics or Mathematics C – (Minus)
Applicants with foreign certificates should have them verified by the Kenya National Examination Council


With a C- and above,you will pursue your Nursing diploma at Nairobi Hospital,where you will also be allowed to work as an intern.


  1. thanks nairobi nursing school, my daughter is interested in pursuing nursing course at your hospital ,please advice accordingly on how to apply.

  2. My niece achieved a B+ in her KCSE exams and is interested in pursuing a degree course in nursing. Can she apply for the degree course at your institution?

  3. I had D+ n also have certificate in community health n development again is still on going with the diploma on the same but interested in Midwifery can I have a chance to join….

  4. Hi.Do you offer Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing? Can one register now to join in September?

  5. Thanks Nairobi hospital school of nursing. My daughter did her KCSE the year 2019 and she is interested in pursuing a diploma in nursing at the school.Kindly assist.