Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences courses, requirements, contacts, fees

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences Courses, Requirements

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences (TSMHS) is a private accredited TVET institution offering various certificate and diploma courses in the medical and health sciences fields. TSMHS is affiliated to Thika Nursing Home and has MOUs with other hospitals so as to produce highly skilled personnel with practical experience.

Students at TSMHS are also easily exposed to employment opportunities through industrial attachments in various hospitals.

The main campus of TSMHS is located along Thika Garissa Highway, 200 m from Ananas Mall. The 3 other campuses are located in Kitui, Kisumu and Mombasa.

Course intakes are normally done in January, May and September. Applications are currently open.

Courses Offered at Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Certificate Courses at Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Certificate courses require at least a D+ plain in KCSE and take about 2 years to complete. Here are the certificate courses offered at the Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences:

  • Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate in Social Work
  • Certificate in Medical Laboratory Science
  • Certificate in Community Development and Social Work
  • Certificate in Project Management
  • Certificate in Science Laboratory Technology
  • Certificate in Health Records and ICT
  • Certificate in Information Communication Technology
  • Certificate in HIV Counseling and Testing
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The college also offers computer packages, open to everyone.

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Diploma Courses at Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Diploma courses take 3 years to complete and generally require a KCSE mean grade of C- and above, with exception of some medical courses requiring a C plain in KCSE.

Here are the diploma courses offered by the institution, and the minimum subject requirements:

1. Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery

Requires at least C plain mean grade in KCSE, C plain in English or Kiswahili, C plain in Biology, C- in Chemistry, and C minus in Mathematics or Physics.

2. Diploma in Radiography and Sonography

Requires a C plain in KCSE and C plain in each of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Physical Sciences, or Biology.

3. Diploma in Environmental Sciences

Requires a KCSE mean grade of C plain in addition to C plain in each of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Physical Sciences, or Biology.

4. Diploma in Community Health & HIV Management

Requires a minimum of C- in KCSE.

5. Diploma in Community Health & Development

You need at least a C- in KCSE.

6. Diploma in Physiotherapy

Requires a minimum of C plain in KCSE or its equivalent, and C plain in English or Kiswahili, C plain in Biology, C- in Chemistry, and C- in Mathematics or Physics.

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7. Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics

Requires a minimum of C- in KCSE.

8. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences

Requires at least C plain in KCSE.

9. Diploma in Medical Engineering

Requires a KCSE mean grade of C- and above. You must have done Biology in addition to Mathematics or Physics, or Passed a relevant craft course.

10. Diploma in Applied Biology

Requires a KCSE mean grade of C- and a minimum grade of C- in each of the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Biology or Biology Science, Chemistry or physical sciences, or a pass in a relevant craft course.

11. Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies

Requires at least C- in KCSE.

12. Diploma in Health Records and ICT

Requires a minimum mean grade of C plain in KCSE, or its equivalent.

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13. Diploma in Disaster Management

Requires a minimum mean grade of C plain in KCSE, or its equivalent.

13. Diploma in Project Management

Requires a minimum mean grade of C plain in KCSE, or its equivalent.

14. Diploma in Business Management (C-)

15. Diploma in Medical Statistics (C-)

16. Diploma in Community Development and Social Work (C-)

17. Diploma in Human Resource Management (C-)

18. Diploma in Counseling Psychology (C-)

19. Diploma in Information Communication Technology (C-)

20. Diploma in Applied Biology (C-)

A minimum KCSE mean grade of C- with at least C- in each of the following subjects: English, Mathematics, Biology or Biology Science, Chemistry or physical sciences.

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21. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science

Requires at least a C plain in KCSE.

22. Diploma in Science laboratory technology (C-)

23. Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (C-)

24. Diploma in Social Work and Community Development (C-)

25. Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (C plain)

TSMHS Contacts

For any information regarding admissions and fee structure, you can get in touch with the college through any of the following means:

  • Physical Location: Thika Medical building, opposite former Tuskys supermarket, near Wells Fargo office, Thika, Kiambu County.
  • Email Address: info@tsmhs.ac.ke
  • Phone Number: 0708241019, 0723 991866
  • Student Portal: http://students.tsmhs.co.ke