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About School of Nursing & Midwifery


School of Nursing & Midwifery was established in 1991 and started working by accepting students in Bachelor of Nursing and Associate degree in Midwifery. After the division of Khorasan province and establishment of North Khorasan School of Medical Sciences, School of Nursing, Midwifery and health was founded and accepted students in nursing, midwifery, family health and disease control. After the promotion and expansion of North Khorasan School of Medical Sciences to North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences, the school, was divided into two schools; School of Nursing and Midwifery and School of Health. Bachelor of Sciences in Anesthesiology and Surgical Technology were then added to the fields of study of the school.

The new building of the school was inaugurated in 2011 by the Minister of Health and Medical Education. The new building includes a laboratory, library, clinical skills lab, educational facilities, auditorium and conference hall, mosque, IT resources and a self-service restaurant.

At the time being, the school has 122 nursing, 78 midwifery, 102 anesthesiology, 114 surgical technology, 22 medical emergencies students (totally 467 students which 154 of them are men and 313 are women) and 34 academic members (from which 19 are women and 13 are men).

Moreover, M.Sc. in Gerontological Nursing was established in 2014 by accepting 5 students. Now nearly 30 students are studying in this field at the School of Nursing and Midwifery.


Degree Programs


B.Sc. in Midwifery

B.Sc. in Nursing

B.Sc. in Surgical Technology

B.Sc. in Anesthesiology

M.Sc. in Gerontological Nursing


Nursing in NKUMS


Founded in 1975, School of Nursing is proud of its activities and history of more than 40 years of nursing education and research. The nursing education program in the school began as a two-year hospital based diploma and then expanded to a four-year Bachelor of Science degree program in nursing in 1991. The first group of students earned their baccalaureate degrees in the science of nursing in 1996. From 2013, having a bachelor's degree in nursing, students can pursue master degree in Geriatric nursing in School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery aims to improve the quality of health among individuals and society by training educated nurses. This will be achieved by gaining new knowledge through field practices and researches.

The vision of School of Nursing and Midwifery is to make the nursing students ready to serve the society by the knowledge they acquired during their study as a hospital nurse, educators in public health centers and researchers.

Based on the latest Nursing curriculum, for getting a bachelor of science in Nursing, students have to successfully pass the following courses and credits during their four years of study.

Total Credits: 130 credits

General Courses: 22 credits

Basic Courses: 15 credits

Specialized Courses: 54 credits

Training Courses: 18 credits

Internship Courses: 21credits


Midwifery in NKUMS


In 1994, the first group of students enrolled in the School of Nursing and Midwifery to study midwifery. The course was changed from Associate Degree to Bachelor Degree in 2006. 25 new students apply to this course each year.

The program mission is to train efficient, responsible and creative Midwifery personnel who can think critically and make critical decisions.   

Considering the growing demand of midwifery services standards, vision of the school in midwifery is training of powerful graduates to fulfill the needs of society in the same quality of advanced countries in the world.

The school of Nursing and Midwifery plans to be among the high ranked faculties in the next five years at the national as well as international level, especially in the south west of Asia.

Based on the latest Midwifery curriculum, for achieving bachelor of science in Midwifery, students have to successfully pass following courses and credits  during their four years of study.

Total Credits: 130 credits

General Courses: 20 credits

Basic Courses: 20 credits

Special Courses: 74 credits

Internship Courses: 16 credits


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How to apply

 Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Bachelor of Sciences in Midwifery:

Tell: +98-58-32297096-146 

Bachelor of Sciences in Anesthesiology


Bachelor of Sciences in medical emergencies


Master of Science in Elderly Nursing

Tell: :+98-58-32297095



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