RSCHST Courses And Admission Requirements – 2017/2018

Below are all River State College of Health Science and Technology, RSCHST Courses/Programmes for 2017/2018 academic session and admission requirements. Since the RSCHST admission form for the 2017/18 session is out, candidates who want to apply should know the available courses they can register.

There are several courses to choose from at River State College of Health Science and Technology. There are RSCHST diploma courses, abridgment and HND courses. There are also Direct Entry courses.

River State College of Health Science and Technology Courses & Admission Requirements– 2017/2018

The courses listed below are available for application at RSC HST for the 2017/2018 academic session;

1. Environmental Health Technician (Diploma)

Course Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirement:

Four (4) credits and two passes in GCE/WAEC/NECO examination. The Credits must be in any of the following subjects: English Language, Biology/Health Science, Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Agricultural Science, Technical Drawing and any other subject. A pass in Mathematics is an added advantage.

Holders of Environmental Health Assistant certificate with two years post qualification experience may be admitted at 200 level of Environmental Health Technician programme provided they fulfill the entry requirement above.

2. Health Promotion & Education (Diploma)

Course Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirement

Applicants for the programme must possess five (5) credit passes in GCE, SSCE, NECO or Grade 11, must include English Language, Biology and three science subjects including (Chemistry, Physics, Health Science, Integrated Science, General Science, Nutrition).

For the certificate in Health Education, the prospective applicant must possess five (5) passes in GCE, SSCE, NECO, Grade 11, NABTECH, which must include English Language, Biology and other three subjects including (Chemistry, Health Science, Nutrition, Physics, General Science or Integrated Science).

Holders of Environmental Health Assistant (EHA), Junior Community Health Extension Worker, (JCHEW), Medical Laboratory Assistants (MLA), Dental Surgery Assistants (DSA), Certificate Health Education (CHE) and Pharmacy Assistants Certificate (PAC), who have the basic requirements for Diploma, and one year post qualification experience, can be admitted into 200 level of the HPE programme.

3. Emergency Medical Technician (Diploma)

Course Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirement

Five (5) Credit passes in WASC/NECO/SSCE or GCE. Subjects include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Sciences, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.

  • Candidate must be physically fit and able to lift weight
  • Must be free from in controlled diabetes, and hypertension, epilepsy, active respiratory infection (Tuberculosis).
  • Must have current immunization for Hepatitis B.C, Tetanus, Meningitis.
  • Must not have a criminal record.
  • Free from substance abuse
  • Should have a verifiable residential address.

4. Medical Social Work (Diploma course)

Course Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirement: 

Five (5) O’ level credits in WASC/GCE or NECO which must include English Language, Mathematics and three (3) others, one subject chosen from each of the subject combination: (Government/History, Christian Religious/Islamic Knowledge), (Health Science/Biology/Nutrition), (Economics/Commerce /Geography) at not more than 2 sittings.

5. Dental Surgery Technician/Dental Health Technician (Diploma)

Course Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirement:

Four (4) credits in WASC/GCE or NECO which must include Biology, Chemistry/Physics, English Language and Mathematics.

6. Anesthetic Technician (2 years)

Entry Requirement:

Five (5) Credit passes in WASC/NECO/SSCE or GCE. Subjets include: English Language, Mathematics, Biology/Health Sciences, Chemistry and Physics at not more than two sittings.

  • Candidate must be physically fit and able to lift weight
  • Must be free from in controlled diabetes, and hypertension, epilepsy, active respiratory infection (Tuberculosis).
  • Must have current immunization for Hepatitis B.C, Tetanus, Meningitis.
  • Must not have a criminal record.
  • Free from substance abuse
  • Should have a verifiable residential address.

7. Health Records Technician

Course Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirement:

Five (5) credits in WASC/GCE or NECO examinations at not more than two sittings. The credits must be in Mathematics, English Language, Biology/Health Science, and any two credits from any other subjects: Chemistry, Economics or Social Sciences.

8. Health Records Technician (Direct Entry)

Course Duration: 1 year

Entry Requirement:

National Certificate in Information Management (NCIM) in addition to possession of entry requirement above.

9. Hospital/Health Administration (Diploma)

Course Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirement:

Four (4) O’ Level Credits in WASC/GCE/SSCE in Mathematics, English Language Economics/Government and Biology at not more than two (2) sittings.

10. Medical Laboratory Technician Course (Diploma)

Course Duration: 3 years

Entry Requirement 

Five (5) credits in WASC/GCE or NECO which must include: Biology, Chemistry, English Language, Physics and Mathematics at not more than two sittings and must be obtained within a space of 10 years prior to enrollment.

11. Medical Laboratory Technician (Abridgment)

Course Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirement

Holders of Medical Laboratory Assistant Certificate in addition to the above requirements.

12. Public Health Nursing (HND)

Course Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirement

Five (5) O’ level credits in WASC/GCE/SSCE, which must include English Language, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and a pass in Mathematics. In addition, candidates must possess any of the under listed:

  • Nigerian Registered Nurse Certificate
  • Nigerian Registered Midwifery Certificate

Psychiatric Nurse Certificate (or Accident and Emergency Certificate etc (for males) plus one year post qualification experience.

13. Public Health (Diploma)

Course Duration: 2 years

Entry Requirement:

Five (5) credits in WASC/GCE/SSCE/NECO which must include: English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Biology/Health Science at not more than two sittings.

14. Biomedical Engineering Technician Course (Diploma)

Course Duration: 3 years                                                                   

Entry Requirement

Five (5) O’ Level Credits in WASC/GCE/SSCE in English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

These are all the courses on offer at River State College of Health Science and Technology for the 2017/2018 academic session. We wish you the very best!

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