The University of Cincinnati online nurse-midwifery program is geared toward caring for women’s health with a focus in labor and birth. Recognized as primary care providers, nurse-midwives provide a wide range of healthcare services including gynecological care, contraceptive prescriptions and management, birth attendance, and care of the newborn during their first month of life.
All coursework adheres to our Nurse-Midwifery Program Core Values, Mission, Philosophy and Goals. The degree requires 57 total credit hours, 784 hours of clinicals, 42 lab hours and two site visits to the University of Cincinnati campus.
The University of Cincinnati’s online nursing programs are nationally recognized for our academic standards, diversity and inclusion efforts, technology application and research activity. Our programs are taught by doctorally prepared faculty who are practicing nurses, up-to-date clinically.
The baccalaureate, Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001. Contact CCNE at 202-887-6791. CCNE is the accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
UC’s online Master’s Nurse-Midwifery Program is ideal for registered nurses looking to deepen their understanding of primary care of women, women’s reproductive health, antepartum care, and attendance with women in labor and birth. Graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) to become certified nurse-midwives.
Want to know what to expect from UC’s online Nurse-Midwifery program? Hear from program director Dr. Lisa Hachey, DNP, CNM. In this video, you’ll learn about the art of midwifery in today’s world, the knowledge required to impact the healthcare of women, and what you can expect to gain from the online midwifery program.
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Each Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program can be done in as little as two years. There are additional options available for several programs that allow students to take these programs at a slower pace. Although these options extend the length of the selected program, they often make it a more feasible option for the student.
The Post-Master’s Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program is a part-time program built to be completed in as little as four semesters, or one year and four months. The Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner program has no set time frame due to the extremely customizable nature of the curriculum.
Yes. The vast majority of our students work throughout their time in their academic program. It is important to assess course load and financial aid to understand how to balance school and work.
If possible, students may cut down on their work hours during a clinical portion of a program.
Most of our programs do not require onsite visits, but there is one exception. If you are interested in pursuing the Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Midwifery, you will have two skills intensives that take place on campus.
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