Doctor of Nursing Certified Nurse Midwife Programs (DNP CNM)

List of Programs

Programs That May Be Currently Accepting Applicants

Baylor University (DNP)
Dallas, TX

Nurse Midwifery/Doctor of Nursing Program
ACME Accredited
Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Nursing (DNP) education program, majoring in nurse-midwifery. In 2017, the program was ranked #10 nationally by the U.S. News & World Report. The program is ACME accredited and completed on-campus.

Case Western Reserve University (MSN, Post Graduate Certificate)
Cleveland, OH

Nurse Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing’s nurse midwifery program offers multiple options including an AD RN to CNM Option, BA/BS to RN/CNM Option, Master's Completion Option, and Post Graduate Certificate Option. The program is accredited by the ACME and was ranked #13 in U.S.News & World Report.

Frontier Nursing University (MSN)
Dexter, GA

Community-Based Nurse Midwifery Education
ACME Accredited
The Nurse-Midwifery program at Frontier Nursing University prepares nurses to manage women's health care, focusing on common primary care issues, family planning and gynecologic needs, pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period and care of the newborn. The program is accredited by the ACME and coursework is completed entirely online. Multiple options are available including an AD RN to CNM, Master's completion, and Post Graduate Certificate.

Stony Brook University (DNP, MS, Post Graduate Certificate)
Stony Brook, NY

Nurse Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
The Nurse Midwifery Program at Stony Brook University prepares nurses to provide the care of women and the healthy newborn with a focus on normal birth in a variety of settings. Students can enroll in distance education with occasional on-campus requirements. Degree options available include a Master's Completion and a Post Graduate Certificate option.

University of Florida (MSN, DNP, Post Graduate Certificate)
Jacksonville, FL

Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
The ACME accredited Midwifery program at the University of Florida Health educates nurses to manage women's health care, family planning and gynecologic needs, pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period and care of the newborn. The program is in a hybrid-learning format and a Post Graduate Certificate Option.

University of Illinois at Chicago (DNP)
Chicago, IL

Nurse Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
The College of Medicine at Chicago offers nurses a Nurse-Midwifery program that can be completed online and on campus. Multiple options are available including a BA/BA to RN and CNM/Graduate Option.

University of Minnesota (DNP, Post Graduate Certificate)
Minneapolis, MN

Nurse Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
The ACME-accredited midwifery program at the University of Minnesota offers state-of-the-art simulation facilities and clinical settings and was ranked fourth in the nation by US News and World Report. The curriculum is primarily online with scheduled on-campus classwork. The program offers a BA/BS to RN/CNM option and a Post Graduate Certificate option.

University of Pittsburgh (DNP)
Pittsburgh, PA

Nursing Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing offers a BSN to DNP Nurse-Midwife major that is preaccredited by the ACME. Nurses will learn to provide health needs of women and babies before, during and after birth. Coursework is completed full-time and entirely on-campus.

University of Utah (DNP, Post Graduate Certificate)
Salt Lake City, UT

Nurse Midwifery Program
ACME Accredited
The Nurse-Midwifery program at the University of Utah educates nurses to manage women's health care, family planning and gynecologic needs, pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period and care of the newborn. The program is accredited by the ACME and completed in a hybrid-learning format. The resulting degree is a Post Graduate Certificate.

University of Washington (MSN, DNP, Post Graduate Certificate)
Seattle, WA

Nurse Midwifery Education Program
ACME Accredited
The University of Washington’s Nurse-Midwifery Education Program teaches nurses to care for the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of women and newborns. The full time program is ACME accredited, is completed in a hybrid format and results in a Post Graduate Certificate.

Wayne State University (MSN, DNP, Post Graduate Certificate)
Detroit, MI

Nurse Midwifery Option
ACME Accredited
The WSU College of Nursing Midwifery program educates nurses to manage women's health care, family planning and gynecologic needs, pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period and care of the newborn. The curriculum is in a hybrid format including distance learning combined with on-site classes. The NMW program is ACME accredited and has multiple options including an AD RN to CNM option, BA/BS to RN/CNM option, and a Post Graduate Certificate option.