COMMUNITY HEALTH

(A) Higher National Diploma (HND) in Community Health (Duration: 4 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission must have passed National Diploma in Community Health, with at least Lower Credit, in addition, a minimum of 5 credits passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE) at not more than two sittings. These credit passes must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science, two credits pass from Chemistry, Physics, and Food & Nutrition.
(B) Pre-HND in Community Health (Abridgement) (Duration: 6 Months)
Entry Qualification: Candidate wishing to be admitted into Pre-HND Community Health must have passed National Examination for CHEW or Diploma in Community Health at least with a Lower Credit. Candidate awaiting result need not apply.
(C) Direct-HND in Community Health (DHND) (Duration: 10 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into Direct Higher National Diploma in Community Health must have 5 credits passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two sittings. Three of the credit passes must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science; Two credit pass from Chemistry, Physics or Geography.
(D) National Diploma in Community Health (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into National Diploma in Community Health must have 5 credits passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two sittings. Three of the credit passes must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science; Two credit passes from Chemistry, Physics or Geography.
(E) Diploma in Community Health (CHEW) – (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into Diploma in Community Health (CHEW) must possess the same as in 1 (D) above.
(F) Junior Community Health Extension Workers (JCHEW) – (Duration: 4 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Junior Community Health Extension Workers must possess at least 5 passes at SSCE at not more than 2 sittings. Three (3) of the passes must include Mathematics, English Language, Biology or Health Science and two (2) of the passes from any other subjects.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

(A)Higher National Diploma in Environmental Health (HND)-(Duration: 4 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Higher National Diploma in Environmental Health must have a National Diploma in Environmental Health with a minimum of Lower Credit and 5 credits passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two sittings, which must include English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
(B) Environmental Health Technology (Duration: 8 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Environmental Health Technology Course must have a minimum of 5 credits passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two sittings, which must include English Language, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
(C) Environmental Health Technician (EVT) : (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Environmental Health Technician must have three (3) credits passes which must include: English Language, Biology or Health Science; and Chemistry or Geography, Physics, Mathematics; at pass level is accepted.
(D) Environmental Health Assistant (EHA) : (Duration: 4 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Environmental Health Assistant must have a minimum of five (5) passes in SSCE or GCE ordinary level at not more than two (2) sittings, which must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

(A) National Diploma in Health Information Management (Duration: 6 Semester Programme)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into National Diploma in Health Information Management must possess a minimum of five (5) credits passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L). The credit passes must include: Mathematics, English Language, Biology or Health Science, Physics or Chemistry and one subject from Economics, Geography, Religious Knowledge or Nigerian Language at not more than (2) sittings.
(B) Professional Diploma or HIM Technician in Health Information Management : (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Professional Diploma or HIM Technician in Health Information Management must have possess a minimum of five (5) credit at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two (2) sitting. The credit passes must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science, Physics and Chemistry.
(C) National Diploma in Health Information Management (Part-Time) : (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Same as in 3(A) above.
(D) Professional Diploma or HIM Technician in Health Information Management (Part-Time) : (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Same as in 3(B) above.

DENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIANS

(A) Dental Health Technician : (Duration: 6 Blocks)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Dental Health Technician must have four (4) credit passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE O/L) at not more than two sitting. The credit passes must be from the following subject: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science and Chemistry.

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

(A) X-Ray Technician : (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into X-Ray Technician course must possess a minimum of three credits and two passes at not more than two sittings. The Credit and passes must include: English Language, Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.

PHYSIOTHERAPY

(A) National Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant : (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into National Diploma in Physiotherapy course must possess a minimum of five credits at not more than two sittings. The Credit and passes must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

MEDICAL PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS

(A) National Diploma in Prosthetics and Orthotics Technology: (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into National Diploma in Prosthetic and Orthotics course must possess a minimum of five credits at (GCE, WASCE or NECO) at not more than two sittings. The Credit and passes must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science, Chemistry and Physics.

NUTRITION AND DIETETICS

(A) National Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics: (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into National Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics course must possess a minimum of five credits at (GCE, WASCE or NECO) at not more than two sittings. The Credit and passes must include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology or Health Science, Chemistry and Physics.

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN TRAINING

(A) Pharmacy Technician – (Duration: 6 Semesters)
Entry Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Pharmacy Technician Training Programme must have a minimum of 5 credit passes at SSCE (WAEC, NECO or GCE). Other equivalents are not accepted. The credit passes must include English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings. Successful grandaunts will be awarded a Certified Pharmacy Technician Certificate which will qualify them to read Pharmacy in the University at 200level in accordance with University guidelines for their degree programme in Pharmacy.

REMEDIAL STUDIES

(A) Remedial Studies: (Duration: 9 Months Programme)
Entry Qualification: Candidate seeking admission into NKST College of Health Technology Mkar through Remedial Programme must have attempted GCE, WASCE and NECO or its equivalent. Admission in NKST College of Health Technology Mkar is automatic provided a student successfully completes the remedial programme as follows:

  • Obtained a minimum of 2.0 CGPA from subjects undertook at the school.
  • Remedied all necessary O-Level deficiencies
All successfully admitted and registered students will be placed into one of the Eight (8) Departments . Each student is given a course by considering his/her intended feature carrier and the O-Level credits obtained. Departments are:
Community Health, Pharmacy Technician, Health Information Management, Environmental Health, Physiotherapy, Prosthetic and Orthotics, Dental Health and Diagnostic Imaging Technology.
Note:
English Language, Biology and General Mathematics are compulsory for all students