Health and Applied Sciences

Head of Department

P.N. Muturi

The department of Health and Applied Sciences brings together experts from Health Professions, Biological, Biomedical & Analytical Sciences, Health and Social Science, and Nursing & Midwifery.

The department has a very committed, qualified and experienced teaching team which has made the new department the fastest growing in admissions at Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

This department deals with courses in Medical and Applied sciences field. Some of the major courses offered in this department include Diploma, craft and Pre-technician courses such as Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology, Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, Diploma in Applied Biology, Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, Diploma in Petroleum Geosciences, Diploma in Dietetic and Nutrition Management, Craft in Science Laboratory Technology among others.

We hope you find the information useful and would Welcome your comments and Queries.

Thank you

P. N. Muturi

HOD Health and Applied Sciences (HAAPS) – Email;

Courses Offered in Health and Applied Sciences Department;

1.Craft in Science Laboratory Technology7 termsMay
2.Craft in Petroleum Geosciences ( Module I & II)1 Year per ModuleSeptember
3.Diploma in Analytical Chemistry9 termsMay
4.Diploma in Applied Biology8 termsMay
5.Diploma in Petroleum Geosciences (Module I, II & III)1 Year per ModuleJanuary/ September
6.Diploma in Dietetic and Nutrition Management module 1, 11, 111.1 Year per ModuleJanuary / September
7.Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology3 YearsMay/ September
8.Diploma in Medical Engineering3 YearsMay/ September
9.Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology3 YearsMay/ September

Please apply to:

The Chief Principal RVIST P O BOX 7182 NAKURU, enclosing copies of ID card, Birth Certificate, academic certificates(Result Slip / leaving certificate)  and non refundable fee of Kshs.500/- to be deposited in RVIST A/C Nakuru Branch at either Kenya Commercial Bank 1101786221 or Co-operative Bank of Kenya 01129087643400. Deposits may be made at any branch country wide. Include your mobile number in your application letter.  Accommodation is limited and only available at the Main Campus.