Ege University İzmir Ödemiş School of Health was established in 1996 and began its education in 1997-1998 academic year. It had its unique department as Nursing Education for 14 years. It continued its education until 2012. After “Nursing Faculty” was established in 2012 and Department of Nursing Education was moved under Nursing Faculty.
Department of Child Development was established under İzmir Ödemiş School of Health, according to the proposal of Ege University Senate and decree of Council of Higher Education, dated, 31/07/2015. Department of Child Development starts to its education life as of the beginning of 2019-2020 academic year.