School

School of Health

Faculty or school: Health

There are approximately 90 experts and 1,500 students in the school. We educate health care professionals for different fields of nursing, emergency care, midwifery and public health nursing. The emergency care, midwifery and public health nursing degrees include the nursing degree. We offer master-level competence in management of health care and social services, clinical nursing expertise and health promotion.

The degree programmes offer various possibilities for international cooperation. We carry out nursing education both in Finnish and English. We also offer nursing education outside the EU.

We participate in development of health care education and competence. Our special profile area is to increase genome knowledge in health care. In teaching, we use active teaching methods and evidence-based information and strengthen international competence. We invest in utilisation and development of new digital technologies in health care in cooperation with the field of technology.

We participate in a number of national and international working life research and development projects. In addition, we provide different types of further and continuing education for the needs of working life and society. We also offer plenty of opportunities for continuous learning through the open university of applied sciences.