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Certificate Programs
Nurse-Midwife Certificate

The Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife and Family Nurse Practitioner certificate programs require that students have earned a master's degree in nursing from a nationally accredited school of nursing. Students must also have completed the following Advanced Practice prerequisite courses at KU or their equivalents from another institution.

Advanced Practice Core - 12 credit hours

Course Name/Credit hours
NRSG 810 Advanced Health Assessment & Physical Diagnosis (5)
NRSG 812 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
NRSG 813 Applied Drug Therapy (3)
If these credits were not completed prior to admission to the KU program, students would pay the tuition and e-learning and course fees applicable at the time they begin the certificate program.

Nurse-Midwife Certificate - 19 credit hours
This program focuses on the care and management of well women's primary and reproductive health care needs throughout the life span. The program content is family-centered, respectful of individual and cultural variations and promotes health through individual choice and participation. Courses are offered on the KU Medical Center campus.

Course Name/Credit hours Tuition e-learning fee Course Fees Typhon fee
NRSG 830 Nurse-Midwifery in the Antepartal Period (2) online $322.15/cr $65/cr    
NRSG 831 Nurse-Midwifery in the Antepartal Period/Practicum (2) On-campus Resident $322.15/cr
Non-resident $769.65/cr
  $525 $75
NRSG 832 Nurse-Midwifery in the Neonatal Period/Practicum (1) online $322.15/cr $65/cr    
NRSG 835 Primary Women's Health Care Across the Lifespan (3) online $322.15/cr $65/cr    
NRSG 838 Primary Care of Women Through the Lifespan Practicum (2) On- campus Resident $322.15/cr
Non-resident $769.65/cr
NRSG 836 Nurse-Midwifery in the Intrapartal & Postpartal Period (3) online $322.15/cr $65/cr    
NRSG 837 Nurse-Midwifery in the Intrapartal & Postpartal Period/Practicum (2) On- campus Resident $322.15/cr
Non-resident $769.65/cr
NRSG 840 Care of Women Integration Practicum (4) On- campus Resident $322.15/cr
Non-resident $769.65/cr

Total Tuition & Fees: Kansas Resident* $6125.85 (tuition)+ $585 (e-learning fee) + $1025 (course fee) + $75 (Typhon) = $7805.85*

Tuition & Fees: Non-Resident:* $10595.85 (tuition) + $585 (e-learning fee)+ $1025 (course fee) + $75 (Typhon) = $12280.85*

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*Note: Tuition and fees calculated based upon 2012-2013 rates. Tuition and fee rates are subject to change each year.

Room/board: On-campus housing not available.
Books and supplies: $600 estimate
On time completion rate: NA*
Number Completed:
                2006 - 0
                2007 - 6
                2008 - 0
                2009 - 3
                2010 – 2
Number completed on time: NA*
Job Placement Rates for Program: NA*
Median Loan Debt: NA*
Title IV Loan Debt: NA*
Private Educational Loan Debt: NA*
Institutional Finance Plans: NA*
Amount Owed: NA*

* Not Applicable because there were less than 10 graduates per year.

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