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University of Cincinnati – Online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program2019-03-06T19:48:49+00:00

University of Cincinnati – Online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Overview

According to the University of Cincinnati:

“This Master of Science in Nursing – Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner online program prepares nurses as a woman’s primary provider, promoting wellness and disease prevention throughout a woman’s life. A Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) treats women from adolescence through adulthood, assessing, diagnosing and performing clinical management of sexual and reproductive health concerns of women. A WHNP is an independent health-care provider with prescriptive authority in all 50 states and is defined as a primary care provider under federal law. This program is a post-licensure program designed for nurses with a BSN degree who wish to obtain a master’s degree as a WHNP. The Cincinnati Online Master of Science in Nursing WHNP program is offered entirely online and is designed for working nurses who are seeking an advanced degree.”

At a Glance

Total credit hours 48
Tuition per credit Tuition and fees
Accreditation The College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education; the University of Cincinnati Nurse Midwifery Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education.
Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive 672 clinical hours are required; 42 lab hours are required.
Full-time/part-time/accelerated Full-time/part-time
Time to complete Two (2) years (full-time)
Admission requirements According to the University of Cincinnati, to be eligible for admission to the WHNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • University of Cincinnati graduate school online application.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale for the last degree earned. (A comparable level of achievement is expected for other grading systems.)
  • Current RN license.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree conferred from a regionally and ACEN (formerly NLNAC) or CCNE accredited institution.
  • Three letters of reference.
  • Personal goal statement.
  • Professional resume.
  • Completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a grade of “C” or better.