Philadelphia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The M.S. in Midwifery, Post-Master’s Certificate, and CM pathway courses are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education.The most recent program accreditation runs from May, 2008 through June, 2015.
ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME)
8403 Colesville Road, Ste. 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910-637
Graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) to earn the credential CNM or CM. Completion of the program prepares graduates to work in all practice settings.
For further information on the CM Pathway please refer to:
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education. (2005). The Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviors Prerequisite to Midwifery Clinical Coursework. Retrieved from: www.midwife.org/ACME-documents
Fullerton, J. T., Shah, M. A., Schecter, S., & Muller, J. H. (2000). Integrating qualified nurses and non-nurses in midwifery education: The two-year experience of an ACNM DOA accredited program. Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 45(1), 45-54.