Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN)

Course ID
University of Eastern Africa, Baraton
January 2023, September 2023
Lecture, Online

The mission of the Nursing Department is to enable students to acquire professional nursing and leadership skills in order to provide holistic nursing care to alleviate human suffering and to give Christian witness in diverse health care settings.


1. Clinical Nurse Practitioner
    a. Midwifery
    b. Community Health
    c. Medical Surgical Nursing
    d. Pediatric Nursing
    e. Anesthetics Nursing
f. Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing etc.
2. Nurse Educator
3. Nurse Researcher
4. Nurse Manager


The minimum requirements for admission to the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton must be met.

1. A mean grade of C+ (plus) or better in KCSE, division II or better, or its equivalent, is required for all pre service students.

2. A grade of C+ or credit in cluster subjects; Mathematics/ Physics, Chemistry, (or Physical science), Biology, and English.

3. Foreign students from non-English speaking countries must have their High School certificates/diplomas translated into English with accompanying statement showing how their system equates to the Kenyan System. Foreign trained nurses must assume responsibility to have their certificates or diplomas translated to English and equated. It is strongly advised that they should apply for registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya before admission to the university.

4. Foreign ‘0’ level certificates are sent to the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) for equation to the Kenyan system. This is done before admission.

5. For Registered Nurses, a mean grade of C plain, or Division II, diploma certificate and a current practice license from the Nursing council of Kenya, and 2 years’ experience are required. Lack of 2 years’ experience will warrant a full year internship after graduation.

6. For enrolled nurses, a mean grade of C+ or better in KCSE or Division II in KCE, including a C+ or Credit pass in the following: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics/Physics and English; OR according to provisions that may be made by the Nursing Council of Kenya. Students who are admitted to UEAB with the necessary admission requirements for a BScN degree program are considered as pre-clinical nursing students. Upon attainment of required grades in nursing cognate subjects, students proceed to (clinical) professional nursing courses.

The department seeks to be a center of excellence, equipping men and women for faithful and effective service to God, church and society through application of the principles of sound Bible-based Christian education.