Doctor of Nursing Practice / Nurse Midwifery (BSN to DNP)
University of Utah

Program Details

The University of Utah offers an online Doctor of Nursing Practice program in Nurse Midwifery. Graduates are eligible to sit for national certification from the American Midwifery Certification Board.

Nurse-Midwives are able to provide primary healthcare services to women across the lifespan. Coursework and practicum experiences in this nurse practitioner program online provide a strong understanding of gynecologic and family planning services, pregnancy and birthing, and care for women after menopause. Graduates can work in settings including outpatient women’s health clinics, hospitals, birth centers, and more.

Classes explore a range of topics, such as:

  • Antepartum management
  • Childbearing complications
  • Management of episodic problems
  • Telemedicine
  • Chronic problems of adults and elders

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Utah is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires on-campus visits no more than five times per semester
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and a nationally accredited nursing school
  • Provide verification of licensure as an RN or APRN in at least one of the jurisdictions of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
  • Priority admission given to students in Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Arizona, and New Mexico