To train nurses able to proudly assume the high-skilled competences required by the Institute in order to meet the national population needs according to the IPN’s commitment through the Superior School of Nursing and Obstetrics.

Candidate’s Profile

Basic background knowledge on Health Sciences

  • Affinity to community work
  • Scientific ability and interest in clinical, epidemiologic and social research
  • Empathy for team work and service spirit
  • Sensibility to social problems. Full time study devotion to the programme
  • Proactive and proposing attitude
  • Psycho-affective dexterity and skills

Graduate´s profile

Upon completion of the degree, the students will be able to

  • Provide high quality nursing services to both healthy and sick individuals, families and communities in urban, suburban and rural areas
  • Master technical, scientific aspects allowing them competitiveness to join the work forces in either the public or private sector
  • Adopt a critical attitude and commit socially to propose alternative solutions to health problems
  • Develop a wide ethical and humanistic knowledge basis allowing them to face different professional and personal situations with emotional balance
  • Develop in the three levers of health care together with other team members in either the public or private sector

Academic Requirements

Comply in a timely manner with each of the stages of the admission process highlighted in the call for entry to the university system at IPN and show documents such as

  • High school Certificate
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Unique Code of Population Registration (CURP)
  • Birth certificate
  • Pass the entry examination
  • 6 credential photographs

Work Field

Includes the private and public practice as well as rural and urban areas in

  • Health assistance institutions
  • Recreational centres
  • Educational centres
  • Social assistance centres
  • Private companies
  • Private practice
  • Abroad

Curriculum Map

Check the list of subjects, credits and total hours of the program on the website of each school.