Dual Women’s Health/Nurse-Midwifery

Academics & Admissions

The Dual Women’s Health/Nurse-Midwifery DNP program prepares you to assess and manage women’s health issues.

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Program Overview

Application deadline has been extended until July 15th for fall 2024

Fall deadline

April 15th deadline for Fall admission

Credits and hours

80 credits


study plan

Rutgers School of Nursing’s Dual Women’s Health/Nurse-Midwifery DNP program prepares you for full scope of practice at the highest level as a dually certified nurse-midwife (CNM) and women’s/gender-related health nurse practitioner (WHNP). As a program graduate, you will be prepared to be an independent provider of full scope health care across the lifespan including primary care; sexual, reproductive, and gynecologic health; pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period; and care for the healthy, term neonate. This program is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education and prepares graduates for examinations by both the American Midwifery Certification Board (Certified Nurse-Midwife examination) and National Certification Corporation (Women’s Health Care Nurse  Practitioner examination).

Student testimonial

I chose Rutgers because it offers a dual program in both midwifery and women’s health. While it’s a tough program, it’s very easy to feel comfortable here and feel like you’re part of a family.

Jessica Wahler, DNP ’20, dual Nurse-Midwifery / Women’s Health

Our dual program emphasizes a wellness paradigm and implements a scientific, evidence-based rationale for practice within diverse practice and health care delivery settings.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, 2000 Duke Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; Tel: (703) 835-4565, support@theacme.org, www.theacme.org.

Julie Blumenfeld

Meet the Program Director

Julie Blumenfeld is Program Director of the Nurse-Midwifery and Dual Women’s Health/Nurse-Midwifery Programs. She is an experienced and dedicated educator and midwife who is a passionate advocate for creating lasting change through health policy.