What Does FNU Offer?

Are you a considering becoming a nurse-midwife or nurse practitioner?  If so, Frontier Nursing University may be the place for you.


FNU seeks to meet the needs of prospective nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners that do not want to leave their home communities to obtain the graduate education they desire to fulfill their professional aspirations.


We offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and post-master’s certificates leading to education as a certified nurse-midwife (CNM), family nurse practitioner (FNP), and/or a women’s health care nurse practitioner (WHCNP).


FNU delivers didactic coursework using web-based, distance education courses that allow our students to achieve their higher education goals without leaving home.


Using clinics, hospitals, and preceptors in their own community, FNU students get the hands-on clinical experience required for these exciting health care professions. One-three brief visits to our historic campus are required depending on the program.


We are also excited to announce that we will be adding the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program in 2017, so stay tuned for details.


Click on the links to our current programs below to find out what is right for you!


Specialties Offered:



Family Nurse Practitioner

Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner


Distance Education Program:


Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree

ADN Bridge Entry Option

Post-Master’s Certificate

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Welcome to the Frontier Nursing University (FNU) blog. The purpose of this blog is to give a voice to the thousands of students, alumni, preceptors, faculty, administrators and donors who possess a deep commitment to caring for women and families.

We hope to inspire and empower our readers with stories that ignore boundaries and redefine care. We invite you to join us on our journey to reach the highest potential for wellness.

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