SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Ag. Dean: John K. Amoah, PhD Animal Science; MSc Animal Science (Central Luzon State University, Philippines); BSc Agriculture (UEAB, Kenya); Dip. Mus. Ed., Teachers’ Cert. (Cape Coast University, Ghana).
To be a leading centre of excellence, providing quality and holistic nursing education and health care services in Uganda and beyond.
To be recognized as a Centre of Nursing Education for improvement of people’s health and providing high quality educational opportunities to students and health care professionals, and advancement of knowledge through scholarship, research and patient care and services.
The School of Health Sciences has two departments:
- Department of Nursing and Midwifery
- Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Technology
- Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS)
- Bachelor of Science in Food Technology and Human Nutrition ((BFNT)
- Diploma in Nursing Science (DNS)
- Diploma in Food Science and Processing Technology (DFST)
- Certificate in Nursing (CiN)
Program Accreditation by External Agencies
All the programs in the School of Health Sciences have been accredited by different accreditation agencies. The Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS) program was jointly approved and accredited by National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) and Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC), while the Diploma and Certificate programs were licensed and accredited by Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council (UNMC), Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examination Board (UNMEB) and Business, Technical and vocational Education and Training (BTVET). The programs have also been approved and accredited by Adventist Accreditation Agency (AAA) based in Maryland, USA. On the other hand, Bachelor of Science in Food Technology and Human Nutrition ((BFNT) and Diploma in Food Science and Processing Technology (DFST) are fully accredited by NCHE.
Study food science and human nutrition The speciality areas of food science and human nutrition are developing rapidly as technology becomes more sophisticated and the