The Master Program of Nursing Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta was established in 2011 as a response from the mandate of the Director General of Higher Education of Indonesia number 720/E/T/2011. UMY became one of the Universities appointed by the Directorate General of Higher Education to form the Master Program of Nursing as an effort to accelerate the improvement of the quality of human resources in the field of nursing.
In 2011 UMY opened the Master of Nursing with the specialization of Medical Surgical Nursing. in 2014 then Master of Nursing has opened the interest of Nursing Education Management (Nursing Education/NEDU). Alhamdulillah in early 2017, Master of Nursing has officially opened two specializations, namely Community Nursing (Kep.K) and Psychiatry Nursing (Kep.J)
Master of Nursing UMY is included in the top 5 of the best Masters of Nursing in Indonesia by BAN PT, and is currently the only Accredited Masters of Nursing with the number of SK BAN-PT No. 463/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/ M/XII/2014