JKUAT School of Nursing Admission 2023 Application Form (May Intake)

Last Updated on May 8, 2023

This is to inform the general public that the JKUAT School of Nursing admission 2023 application form is out. Interested and suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Read further for more details;

JKUAT School of Nursing Admission 2023


1. PhD (Nursing)

2. MSc (Nursing)

  • Community health Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Medical surgical Nursing
  • Critical care Nursing
  • Oncology and Palliative care Nursing
  • Nursing education
  • Paediatrics Nursing

3. BSc (Nursing)


The department currently offers a Bachelor of Science Nursing Programme

Admission Criteria

Direct Entry

The minimum entry requirements are a mean grade of C+ in KCSE or its equivalent with C+ in each of the following cluster subjects: English, Biology/Biological Sciences, Chemistry Mathematics, or Physics.

RN To BScN Upgrading

  • KCSE aggregate C plain plus Diploma in Nursing


  • KCE/EACE Division 2 plus Diploma in Nursing


  • KACE 1Principal and 2 Subsidiaries plus Diploma in Nursing
  • At least 2 years working experience after attainment of the Diploma in Nursing


1. Direct Entry – Four (4) academic years on a full time basis

2. Upgrading – Two and a half academic years on part-time basis (2 days in a week)

3. Graduates of the programme will undertake a one year internship programme and sit for a licensing examination as prescribed by the Nursing Council of Kenya


The graduates of the programme are highly marketable locally and across the borders. Job opportunities in the local market include among others:

  • Ministry of Health
  • Private and Mission Hospitals
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Research Institutions.

For more information, visit the JKUAT School of Nursing

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