Become a Nurse-Midwife or Nurse Practitioner

Earn an MSN or DNP through our Distance Education Programs

Today, as a pioneer in graduate nursing and midwifery education, Frontier remains at the forefront of innovation and technology, offering distance education to nurses and nurse practitioners 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 over 80 years.

Fast Facts:

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 5000 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.

Specialties Offered:

Family Nurse Practitioner
Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Distance Education Programs:

Master of Science in Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Post-Graduate Certificate


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