The School of Nursing (SON) was established in 1989 through collaboration between the Nursing Education Department of the then Muhimbili Medical Centre in Tanzania, and the Dalhousie University School of Nursing, in Canada. In 2007 when Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) became a full fledge university i.e. the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), five schools were established one of them being the School of Nursing (SoN).

Under MUCHS and later on MUHAS, the SoN remains one of the leading Schools which pioneered in the advancement of the nursing profession in East Africa.

For Post-graduate studies, the School runs three Master’s of Science degree programs as;

  1. Master of Science in Midwifery and Women’s Health
  2. Master of Science in Nursing Critical Care and Trauma
  3. Master of Science in Nursing Mental Health

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