Further your career as a leader in midwifery with Seattle University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice degree with a specialization in Nurse Midwifery. You will form lifelong bonds and support networks with fellow students from diverse backgrounds through our cohort-based program, a facet of our approach that strengthens your educational experience while informing your cultural and global awareness.
With trusted midwifery traditions and innovation in high-tech hospital settings, our program is led by compassionate faculty committed to the humane education of midwives and the highest academic standards of evidence-based practice, healthcare service design and outcome evaluation. Join us to expand your career and life as you assist in bringing new and healthy lives to women, children and families.
The CNM Doctor of Nursing Practice program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD, 20910; (240) 485-1802, www.midwife.org/acme.
Graduates of the DNP in Nurse Midwifery are qualified to take the examination from the AMCB to become a Certified Nurse-Midwife and practice full-scope nurse-midwifery utilizing the Philosophy of Care of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and its Core Competencies.
The Seattle University College of Nursing’s CNM doctorate program of study provides the basic core competencies and curriculum essentials required by certifying and accrediting organizations, while taking your practice many steps further. From our evidence-based simulations and clinical practice in high-tech hospital settings to a focus on global midwifery practice (which includes an optional clinical course in Global Health for Clinicians), our alumni find themselves providing critically-needed care in the U.S. and around the world. Our global lens delivers you evidence-based knowledge and expertise from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), leading to your ability to offer superior care in both rural and urban First Nations settings, in global governmental and voluntary health care organizations, and in clinics, birth centers and hospitals in the U.S. and around the world.
The CNM sample program of study is for students entering the DNP program with an RN and all Advanced Practice Nursing Immersion (APNI) students who have successfully completed pre-licensure year one.
Visit the the APNI home page for more information about year one for non-nurses.
Aggregate Nurse-Midwifery AMCB Exam 1st Time Pass Rate: 89% over most recent 3 years