Pediatric Nursing

SchoolSchool of Nursing and Midwifery
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatric Nursing
DegreeM.Sc. (Master of Science).


Program Description: 

Pediatric Nursing is a branch of nursing which deals mostly with the provision of holistic care, from prevention to rehabilitation, to children which can inevitably involve their families and communities. In line with the principles of good human relationships and professional ethics, MSc graduates can identify biological, psychological, social and cultural needs of the clients in this field and perform appropriate interventions. 

The graduates can fulfill various tasks at such different settings as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, pediatric clinics, outpatient health centers, schools etc. to manage conditions, promote pediatric care quality and prevent complications at different situations.  

There has been a valuable experience in performing the program in the Islamic Republic of Iran since 1976 and its curriculum has been updated in recent years for the master's degree, as an attempt to meet the everchanging needs of the society and to play an effective role for the children as a vulnerable group requiring advocacy in various aspects. 



Specific Competencies and Skills

At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills: 

  • Health-related skills
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic skills
  • Procedural skills in the provision of pediatric care for clients
  • Supportive, preventive, educational, consultative, investigative, monitoring and managerial skills




Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding a Bachelor’s degree in nursing (B.Sc.) received in Iran or abroad

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.


  Duration: 2.5 years

Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of  Pediatric Nursing Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: Dr. Khatera Silani

Tel.:  ( 98 21) 61054120 - 61054119

Email  :


Address: School of Nursing and Midwifery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tohid Square, Nosrat Street, Tehran 14197-33171, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 169


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran



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