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University of Minnesota – Online Doctor of Nursing Practice – Nurse-Midwifery Program2018-09-25T17:52:18+00:00

University of Minnesota – Online Doctor of Nursing Practice – Nurse-Midwifery Program

Program Overview

According to the University of Minnesota:

Graduates provide clinical leadership in a complex and rapidly evolving health care system in multiple settings including rural and urban locations, in-hospital and out-of-hospital birth settings, and internationally. Upon successful completion of the midwifery course of study, graduates are eligible to take the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).

At a Glance

Total credit hours 81-83
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation The midwifery program at the University of Minnesota, School of Nursing is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive
  • Approximately 1,000 hours at clinical sites arranged by the school
  • All DNP students are required to come to campus for a four-day session (Tuesday through Friday) each semester
  • Beginning in the second year of the program, students in the Nurse Midwifery specialty are expected to be on campus two additional times per semester for one to two days each time
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time
Time to complete Three (3) years
Admission requirements According to the University of Minnesota, to be eligible for admission to the Nurse-Midwifery program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Colleges Attended: Official transcripts are required for the University of Minnesota.
  • Transcript Entry: The University of Minnesota requires full coursework entry.
  • References:Three references from past or current professors, supervisors, or professional colleagues are required.
  • Licensure and Certifications: Applicants must hold an RN license by the start of the program.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Essay response