Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing was established in 2007 for regular undergraduate students’ training program. Presently, it’s running generic BSc nursing, surgical, ophthalmic, neonatology, pediatric nursing and also MSc in maternal and reproductive health nursing whereby continued its contribution in addressing the human resource development needs of the country.

Nursing is a practice-oriented profession, wherein students acquire clinical aptitude through team training and hospital-based practice in different settings. In this rapidly changing healthcare scenario, where society’s expectation is rising, nurses need to acquire better knowledge, competence and freedom in decision-making.


The department aims to churn out responsibly competent and compassionate mavens at UG and Master-level through academic excellence with integration of theoretical & practical teaching-learning and conducting problem-solving research that will ease the community’s healthcare distress.


Department wants to be one of the best nursing training and healthcare research centre with community service on its agenda and its professionals will be improving the health of society and nation by 2020.


Ø Maintain consistency in curriculum with standardized practice

Ø Use progressive assessment at every stage of the examination

Ø Make student self-confident by guiding them to embark on theoretical and practical education 

Ø Produce competent practitioners with ethical manner to address patient’s problems

Available Programs:

Master (MSc)

1. Maternal and Reproductive Health Nursing

Undergraduate (BSc)

1. Comprehensive Nursing

2. Neonatal Nursing

3. Ophthalmic Nursing

4. Surgical Nursing

5. Paediatric Nursing


Staff Profile

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Wubshet Estifanos (MSc in Adult Health Nursing)
Head of Department 
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Arba Minch, Ethiopia, P.O. Box 21