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In 1983, Tianjin Medical University Nursing School became the first one to reestablish the advanced nursing undergraduate program in China. In 1993 the school was approved one of the first batch of Master’s degree authorizing units for nursing program by the Academic Degree Committee of the State Council; in 2006 it was approved to be a PhD degree authorizing unit. In 1996 the Higher Medical Education Society Nursing Branch was established upon approval by the National Ministry of Education, and our nursing department was selected to be the secretariat and the home to the standing body of the committee.
The school has hired 4 long-term foreign teachers to teach professional English and nursing research. The applied clinical nursing program is a brand course and also a unique major at national level while the experimental training program to cultivate inter-disciplinary nursing talents is also a program at national level.
Our Nursing School has established relationships of academic collaboration and exchange with foreign schools from America, Canada, Australia, Japan, Finland, Sweden and UK as well as Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.
The graduates mainly work at medical institutions of all levels, engaging in jobs like clinical nursing, community nursing and midwifery. Every year, 10% of the graduates choose to pursue a master's degree domestically or abroad. The graduates from Nursing School of TMU enjoy a good reputation both home and abroad.