List of all health courses offered in Ghana

The health sector is one that piques the attention of several intelligent students. Many brilliant students during their senior high school level usually dream of getting to offer a health-related course in any of the recognized Ghanaian universities. 

Unfortunately, most of these students are unaware of the variety of health courses available in Ghana. All they know about are the popular medicine, nursing, and pharmacy programs. But aside from these three popular health courses, there are several other health courses that are worth paying attention to.

This article, therefore, aims to give you a list of all the health courses that are offered here in Ghana and at various tertiary institutions.

Health courses offered in Ghanaian universities

  1. Doctor of Pharmacy
  2. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery or Bsc. Human Biology
  3. BSc. Nursing
  4. BSc. Herbal Medicine
  5. BSc. Midwifery
  6. Physiotherapy and Sports Science
  7. Medical laboratory Technology
  8. Doctor of Medical Laboratory Sciences
  9. BSc. Dental Surgery
  10. BSc. Physician Assistantship
  11. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 
  12. BSc. Disability And Rehabilitation Studies
  13. BSc. Sonography
  14. BSc. Biomedical Sciences
  15. BSc. Diagnostic Imaging Technology
  16. BSc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
  17. BSc. Community Mental Health Nursing
  18. BSc. Health Information Management

Health courses offered in nursing training colleges

  1. Diploma in General Nursing
  2. Diploma in Mental Nursing
  3. Diploma in Midwifery 
  4. Diploma in Community Health Nursing
  5. Occupational therapy
  6. Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP); previously Community Health Nursing
  7. Nurse Assistant Clinical (NAC)
  8. BSc. Public Health Nursing
  9. BSc. Anesthesiology

Health courses offered in polytechnics or technical universities

  1. HND Dispensing Technology
  2. HND Medical Laboratory Technology
  3. HND Science Laboratory Technology
  4. Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Science Laboratory Technology
  5. B.Tech Medical Laboratory Science
  6. Diploma in Health Statistics
  7. B.Tech in Health Statistics
  8. B.Tech in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Health courses offered by other institutions

  1. Diploma in Health care 
  2. Medicine Counter Assistantship
  3. Bsc. Environmental Health
  4. Diploma Health Informatics
  5. Diploma Occupational Therapy
  6. Diploma Physiotherapy
  7. Diploma Community Nutrition
  8. Diploma Prosthesis and Orthotic Technology
  9. Diploma Optical Technology
  10. Certificate Health Records Management
  11. Community Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Diploma Radiography
  13. Ear, Nose & Throat Nursing
  14. Nurse Assistant Clinical


Dr. Ehoneah Obed is a registered pharmacist and a member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana. He has a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and has experience working in a Tertiary hospital as well as various community pharmacies. He is also a software engineer interested in healthcare technologies.

His love for helping others motivates him to create content on an array of topics mostly relating to the health of people and also software engineering content.

He is knowledgeable in digital marketing, content marketing, and a host of other skills that make him versatile enough to uplift any team he joins.

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MPSGH, MRPharmS, MPhil.

Isaiah Amoo is a practicing community pharmacist in good standing with the Pharmacy Council of Ghana who has meaningful experience in academia and industrial pharmacy. He is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, England, UK and currently pursuing his overseas pharmacy assessment programme (MSc) at Aston University, UK. He had his MPhil degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He has about 5 years’ experience as a community Pharmacist and has also taught in academic institutions like KNUST, Kumasi Technical University, Royal Ann College of Health, and G-Health Consult. He likes to spend time reading medical research articles and loves sharing his knowledge with others.

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