The Postgraduate Nursing Program - PPGEnf - has a Master's Degree in Health Sciences and a Ph.D. in Health Sciences. It has as Concentration Area: CARE AND WORK IN HEALTH AND NURSING and it is evaluated with concept 4 by CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel).

The PPGEnf was approved by CAPES on July 2007, the Master's Degree was created on September 2007 and the Ph.D. in 2015.

The Program, which has a multiprofessional character, aims to qualify nursing and health professionals for the development of research and teaching activities to produce new knowledge, using the scientific method and contributing to the improvement of the quality of healthcare.
The Master's and Doctoral students should be able to develop scientific research with methodological rigor and a critical view of reality and ethical principles. The knowledge produced should be innovative, be socially relevant and thus contribute to the improvement of the quality of nursing care and health in general.