Nurse Midwifery

Academics & Admissions

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​​The Nurse Midwifery DNP program prepares you to assess and manage women’s health issues at the highest level.

Program Overview

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline for Fall admission

Credits and hours

81 credits


4-year or
study plans

At Rutgers School of Nursing, we prepare nurse midwives to manage the primary, obstetric, and gynecologic care of essentially healthy women across the life span and healthy newborns in a variety of settings.

We also prepare you to promote the health, safety, and welfare of families within the primary care environment.

Student testimonial

My experience as a student in this program was great. . . the program directors are always available to help you and guide you.

Iris Gomez, alumna, Nurse Midwifery DNP program

Through this program, you will incorporate leadership principles and research activities into clinical practice, respecting diversity and inclusion in your practice.

Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for national board certification.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1230, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; Tel: 240- 485-1803,;

Julie Blumenfeld

Meet the Program Director

Julie Blumenfeld is the Program Director for the Nurse Midwifery Program. Her specialties are Midwifery, women’s health, health policy, community advocacy, and evidenced-based practice.

Program Statistics
Certification rate (2020): 100%; program goal = 90%

American Midwifery Certification Board Examination pass rates:
2020: 100%
2019: No test takers
2018: 100%