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Complete your degree online and become a Nurse-Midwife or Nurse Practitioner

As a pioneer in graduate nursing and midwifery education, Frontier Nursing University 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 more than 75 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 6,000 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.

Specialties Offered:

  • Nurse-Midwife
  • 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
  • ADN Bridge Entry Option
  • Post-Graduate Certificate

FNU’s PRIDE program is designed to promote diversity in nursing and midwifery by recruiting and retaining underrepresented students with the goal of becoming nurse-midwives or nurse practitioners. Learn more about the PRIDE Program.

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