Admissions Requirements

M.S. in Midwifery Completion Program classes begin three times a year, in fall, spring and summer. We have rolling admissions and application materials are accepted throughout the year. The deadlines for complete admissions materials to be received are as follows:  

Fall class (August start)

Spring class (January start)

April 1st preferred deadline

September 1st preferred deadline

June 1st  final deadline

November 1st final deadline

MS Completion Students have the additional option of a summer (late May) start.

The Deadline for summer start is March 1st preferred, April 1st Final. 

 

Application Materials:

University Application
Recommendation Form
Academic Writing Sample

Personal Statement Criteria

To be eligible for admission to Philadelphia University's Master of Science Completion Program in Midwifery, you must have the following credentials:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Completion of a three-credit statistics course.
  • Completion of, or current enrollment in, an ACME (Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education) accredited midwifery education program with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Standardized test scores (GRE) are recommended but not required.
  • Two letters of reference. 
  • Academic Writing sample - a critique of an article that appeared in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health within the last year (not required of Midwifery Institute Alumnae).
  • Professional resume or CV
  • Personal Statement

    Qualified applicants will be granted a telephone interview by a Philadelphia University faculty member.

    If you have questions concerning the program itself, please contact:

    Office of Graduate Admissions:  215-951-2943
    email:  InstituteofMidwifery@philau.edu