Become a Nurse-Midwife!
Complete your coursework online and
clinical work in your own community
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As a pioneer in graduate nursing education, Frontier Nursing University remains at the forefront of innovation and technology, offering distance education to nurses who wish to specialize in nurse-midwifery, family health and women's health. We invite you to join us on your road to discovery. Complete your education online and your clinical work in your own community while fulfilling the mission that Frontier has held for 75 years.
Hear from a few of our graduates about why nurse-midwifery was the career choice for them and why they chose Frontier to pursue their education goals.
“My goal was not just to produce more nurse-midwives… but also to focus on serving women in my local community.”
– Damara Jenkins, CNM
FNU Graduate, Class 48
Read Damara's story HERE
It was Cathi Duggan’s incredible birth experience with a Frontier nurse-midwife that gave birth to her own career dream.
– Cathi Duggan, CNM
FNU Graduate, Class 39
Read Cathi's story HERE
History - Established in 1939, Frontier has the oldest and largest continually operating nurse-midwifery education program in the United States. Frontier also established the first family nurse practitioner program in the country.
Distance Education - A leader in distance education since 1989, Frontier allows you to complete coursework and clinical practicum in your home community. Didactic coursework is delivered using web-based courses.
Experience - With students from all fifty states and many foreign countries, Frontier has prepared nearly 3,000 nurses and midwives for advanced practice.
Community - Frontier strives to create a collaborative environment that will support you on your journey to becoming an advanced practice nurse.
Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. (read more)
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