The PPGENF became a privileged indicator, since it is the only stricto sensu postgraduate program in the south of Minas Gerais, to meet the needs of teaching, in all units of education.

The training of nurses avoided the development of research in the nursing area to obtain a scientific knowledge and the diffusion of knowledge, with impact on the development of the region, attention to teaching, management of health services and health care.

According to a CAPES 2013-2016 evaluation quadrennial PPGENF concept 4.