Our comprehensive online nurse-midwifery program explores the complexity of providing care to women throughout their lifespan. 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.
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.
Our Nursing Grad School continues to be ranked one of the BEST Online Programs in U.S. News & World Report for 2019. The School of Nursing is consistently ranked among the top 15 Best Criminal Justice Schools by US News & World Report.
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 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.
Classes are asynchronous. You can log on anytime 24/7 to complete your coursework. Some, but not all tests are proctored using Examity proctoring software.
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 working.
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 are a couple of exceptions.
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. The Post-Master’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program has one onsite visit that occurs during the first semester.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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