Philadelphia University FNP Programs

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Midwifery Institute

  • Philadelphia University Midwifery Institute established in 1996
  • Program Director: Jerri Hobby
  • Nursing Faculty: 11+ members
  • Accreditation: Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
  • Fun Fact: Approximately 50% of Philadelphia University midwives work in rural or underserved areas

Midwifery Program at Philadelphia University

The Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University offers a comprehensive program that integrates components of theory, research, and practice. The program takes two years to complete and is offered online with six terms of study and four terms of clinical rotations. All applicants must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Additional program information includes:

  • Advanced Placement Option (APO) is available for nurse practitioners, foreign educated midwives, and MEAC-educated, licensed, certified professional midwives
  • Post-Master’s Certificate in Midwifery is available for students with a master’s degree in a health-related discipline
  • Prepares graduates to sit for the national certification exam of the American Midwifery Certification Board
  • The Midwifery Institute is currently developing a doctoral program

Nurse Practitioner Programs from Philadelphia University

It was not always possible to earn a family nurse practitioner degree online, but shifts in education have allowed more accredited schools these programs entirely online. While online FNP programs are still relatively new, dozens of master and doctoral nurse programs are available. To see if a school offers the right program for you, use the links below to contact a school to learn more.

Georgetown University
MSN in FNP Specialization
Georgetown University — Georgetown University is one of the few schools offering an online program for student pursuing a career as a family nurse practitioner. Established in 1789, Georgetown is one of America's oldest institutions for higher education and now offers over 100 programs through its eight schools from business to medicine and healthcare.
Kaplan University
MSN to DNP in Family Nurse Practitioner
Kaplan University — In addition to its several online nursing programs, Kaplan University has a MSN to DNP in Family Nurse Practitioner. Originally the American Institute of Commerce founded in 1937, Kaplan is one of the largest online schools with 70 campuses across the country and offers almost 200 online programs at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.
University of Cincinnati
MSN in Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
MSN in Nurse Midwifery
University of Cincinnati — If you want to advance your career in nursing, the University of Cincinnati offers online degrees for nursing professionals including an MSN in Women's Health or Nursing Midwifery. UC was founded in 1819 and while the school now has over 42,000 students, the student to faculty ratio is only 15 to one, so you get the support and attention you need as you pursue your degree.
South University
MSN in Nurse Practitioner
South University — South University has an impressive online division that is convenient for working professionals trying to earn their MSN. A Georgia-based school, South U was founded in 1889 and now offers almost 30 online programs and has schools in eight states.

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