School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences comprises of the departments of Nursing which have an importance place in health services. Our departments give education in English medium along with science and technology-based approaches and methods. We attach importance to create a scientific, artistic and cultural environment where our students fulfill their potential in research, creativity; problem-solving and leadership skills and improve themselves both individually and professionally.

In the pursuit of excellence in health education and services, our Faculty takes firms steps towards becoming a leading educational body which creates a cooperation model in practice and theory, takes active roles in developing health services policies, and is well-recognized in research, education and practices at an international level. Our international partnerships improve students in academically, culturally and individually and let them find and explore themselves. I would like to emphasize that the Faculty has a strong academic staff that can carry out health education and practices in parallel with global standards.

We aim to train well-equipped professionals who are keen on science, research and innovation, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teamwork. Our faculty is capable of collaboration with other academic units, able to work in cooperation, equipped with analysis and synthesis skills, aware of professional and ethical principles. Additionally, the University offers a rich educational environment with student clubs, sports and artistic events, incubation and research centers equipped with the latest technology.

Dear students, we believe that individuals raised with such a sense of responsibility will contribute to the development of health professions, and take justified pride on educating students with this vision.


School of Health Sciences is recognized nationally and internationally for excellence in educating and training healthcare workers for Zambia and the Southern Africa region. The academic staff of the School of Health Sciences are renowned for their dedication to inspiring students to prepare for careers as healthcare practitioners and researchers, and for deploying best global practices.

The School of Health Sciences is accredited with the Higher Education Authority, the regulating board of Colleges and Universities in Zambia. We are duly registered and approved by the Government Regulator Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) and the General Nursing Council of Zambia.

Mission statement:

To be the best Christian college of Nursing in providing and improving health through innovation and integration of teaching, research, scholarship, creative activities, service and practice

Our Vision:

To educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. Our promise is to be a “vibrant, innovative, Christ-centered community that engages students in authentic spiritual and intellectual growth, equipping them to make a real difference in the world.

Our vision is to enhance community innovation by advancing learning and knowledge through teaching and research.

Our Values:

  • Academic Innovation
  • Spiritual Depth
  • Caring
  • Relational Focus
  • Excellence
  • Stewardship and accountability in the use of resources
  • Innovative leadership modelled through effective shared governance principles

School of Health Sciences list of departments list of departments

  • Basic Sciences Department