MS in Nurse-Midwifery Online, Cincinnati Online

A female Cincinnati nurse-midwife student smiles and poses outside on campus.

This Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse-Midwifery Online online program prepares students for a career diagnosing and coordinating all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a health-care team, and may provide well-woman gynecological care. A Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) is a licensed, independent health-care provider with prescriptive authority in all 50 states and is defined as a primary care provider under federal law. 

The University of Cincinnati MSN in Nurse-Midwifery online program requires 57 total credit hours, about 784 hours of clinicals, 42 total lab hours and two site visits to UC's campus in Cincinnati. The coursework is usually completed within 24 months (six to eight semesters) for full-time students, and courses are offered in a distance-friendly format.


Join the college that's ranked #5 for graduate online programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Individuals drawn to this specialty are confident, have excellent communication skills, and are passionate about holistic health care that minimizes technical interventions, recognizing not only physical, but also psychosocial and spiritual needs of women.


Program Overview

The University of Cincinnati MSN in Nurse-Midwifery online program is Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) accredited. The accelerated format can be completed in as little as two years, and graduates are eligible to sit for the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) certification exam. Program courses are taught by accomplished and practicing professors.



Quick Facts

  • BSN required.
  • Requires one year of work experience in maternal/child nursing (preferably in labor and delivery), including gynecology, pediatrics, NICU, newborn nursery and postpartum care.
  • This online, distance learning program admits students each term.
  • The deadline for the Fall 2017 semester is May 1.

Next Start Date

Spring 2018


Application Deadline

Sep 29


Credit Hours


grad cap

Est. Time to Complete

2 Years