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Top 10 Marketable Medical courses in Kenya

Every single person who awaits to join campus always wants to be assured that they will get a good job with a well- paying salary once they are done with the course. However, this is usually not the case since some courses are usually deemed as a waste of money. Below is a list of top 10 marketable Medical courses in Kenya(all courses are degree courses);

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB);

This is by far one of the most marketable medical courses not only in Kenya but also pretty much in many places around the globe. Prerequisites include having got at least a B plain in KCSE with at least a B in Biology, Chemistry, Maths/ Physics and English/ Kiswahili. It is usually known as the course for A students since you will need to learn a lot and be hardworking while at it. The course takes about 6 years to study with 3 trimesters per academic year. Universities that offer this course include Kenyatta University, Moi University, Egerton University and Kenya Methodist University.

Bs. Clinical Medicine;

This to takes about 4 years to study. One should have at least a C+ in Chemistry/ Biology, Maths/ Physics and English/ Kiswahili to stand a chance. Universities offering the course include Mount Kenya University, JKUAT, Kabarak University, University of Kabianga and Egerton University.

Bs. Pharmacy;

This is another marketable course that involves everything drugs. The course takes about 5 years to study. The pay is usually so good. Kenyatta University offers this course.

Bs.Dental Surgery;

A dental surgeon deals with identifying issues with one’s dental formula and going ahead to operate the same when and where need be. The study takes about 4 years but it varies from one university to another. Universities that offer this course include Mount Kenya university, Moi University’s school of health sciences and the University of Nairobi.

Bs.Public Health;

This course can never run out of demand. This is because there is always need to sanitise the public in whatever manner, needing someone to be in charge of how that is going to happen. The course takes 4 years to study. Pwani University and Kenyatta university offer this course.


This involves using technology to know what’s up with someone’s system. This course takes about 4 years to study. JKUAT offers this course.

Bs.Health Records and Information Management;

A hospital or any other health facility always needs to keep records of patients’ information, products available in the facility and any other important stuff. The ability to retrieve information when it prompts calls for the need to hire qualified people for that position. This course takes about 4 years to study and it is offered in Kenyatta University, JKUAT and Mount Kenya University.

Bs.Dental Technology;

With the digitalization era taking over the world, there has been need to ensure that the technology used in the dental world is spot on. This course takes about 4 years to study and it is offered at Moi University and the University of Nairobi.

Bs.Medical Psychology;

Mental illnesses are diagnosed day in day out. People are facing issues that can only be solved by having a session with a qualified practitioner. This course takes about 4 years to study and it is offered in Moi university.


Nursing is one of the most marketable medical courses anywhere in the world. This course takes about 4 years to study and it is offered in a variety of universities such as Kenyatta university, Moi university and the University of Nairobi.

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