The course is designed for KCSE graduates. To qualify for admission, the student must have a mean Grade of C (plain) with C- in Biology, Chemistry, English/Kiswahili; D+ in Mathematics/Physics or a pass in Certificate in Medical Biotechnology.

The Course takes 3 years. The trainees sit for the MMUST examinations every term.

After completion of course work, the trainees undertake a three months Industrial Attachment to expose them to the real world of work where they apply the skills learnt in class. Assessment is conducted by the trainers and industrial supervisors during this period.