Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery was established as the first faculty in the Ilam University of Medical science in 1991. The faculty initially had 12 students in the field of nursing. Two years later in 1993, the midwifery education program began as a two years associated degree of midwifery then, expanded to four years of bachelor of midwifery. In addition, the Emergency Medicine education began in 2008 as a two years associated degree of Emergency Medicine. Recently in 2014, postgraduate studies were added to the programs including Master of Medical-Surgical Nursing and Master of Geriatric Nursing.