The college started in the 1950s as a training center for enrolled midwives.
In the 1960s the college started training enrolled nurses and the two programs continued until 1977, when they were replaced by Enrolled community health nursing course.
The course continued up to the year 2005 and was replaced by pre-service Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) a Diploma course in nursing which is running to date.
KMTC Murang’a is located in Murang’a town approximately 1 KM from Murang’a town center. It is on a 6 acre piece of land next to Murang’a district hospital along the mortuary road off the hospital road.
KMTC Murang’a Administrative Structure
Current Number of Students
Diploma in Kenya Registered community nurses KRCHN = 350 students
Kenya Registered nursing/Mental Health and Psychiatry=111 students
Kenya Enrolled Community Health Nurse KECN = 48 students
Distance learning in-service KECN to KRCHN course = 58 students
Clinical Medicine total number of students CM = 182
Diploma in Health Records and Information HRI = 319
Cert in Health Records and Information HRI =283
Total student population = 1351