The School of Nursing was launched in August 2011 under the auspices of the College of Health Sciences. The school started as a department of Nursing in the Faculty of Health Sciences in 1998 with 20 students in BSc. Nursing. Master of Science in Nursing (MSc. N) in Maternal and Neonatal Health was introduced in September 2006 and has graduated 10 students to date. This is the second postgraduate nursing (MSc.N) in Kenya.