The Master of Science in Nursing with a Nurse-Midwife (NMW)* clinical specialty prepares advanced practice nurses to care for women and newborns as nurse-midwives. The curriculum combines both broad foundational knowledge and specialty knowledge in primary care, women's health, newborn care and midwifery. Download the Nurse-Midwife Outcomes (PDF) document for learning outcomes, graduation data and certification pass rates.
The MSN with a NMW clinical specialty is a 48-credit-hour, 10-course program of study, including more than 600 hours of clinical experience.
*Please note that effective fall 2022, this specialty is closed. No longer admitting to this specialty.
Course requirements: 47 credits
Master's core courses: 12 credits
*The equivalent of one full-time year of RN experience in L&D is required prior to the start of the clinical course sequence
|NUR 6510||Health Economics, Policy, and Professional Issues for APNs||3|
|NUR 7000||Statistics in Nursing||3|
|NUR 8625||Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: Theoretical & Methodological||3|
|NUR 7105||Theoretical Foundations for Nursing||3|
|Cognates: 7 credits|
|NUR 7444||Advanced Physiology and Pathophysiology Across Lifespan||4|
|NUR 7555||Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice||3|
|Clinical course: 28 credits|
|NUR 7030||Advanced Nursing Assessment||4|
|*NUR 7225||Pathophysiology, Clinical Care and Management I||8|
|NUR 7226||Pathophysiology, Clinical Care and Management II||8|
|NUR 7227||Pathophysiology, Clinical Care and Management III||8|
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Graduate Specialty Coordinator
Nicole Audritsh, DNP, CNM