Admissions Requirements

MS in Midwifery/Post-Master’s Certificate Classes begin twice a year, in fall and spring. We have rolling admissions that 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

Clinical Site Form

 

For admission consideration students must submit:

  • Submit a University graduate application.
  • Non-refundable $40 application fee, payable to "Philadelphia University."
  • Submit official transcripts from all post-secondary coursework taken for credit.  NACES accredited US equivalency full, course-by-course evaluation is required if education was outside of the U.S. We work primarily with World Education Services (WES).
  • Provide evidence of successful completion of a three-credit statistics course from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Submit a professional resume or CV.
  • Be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in the state in which you work and/or in the state you plan to do clinical or successfully complete the CM Pathway.
  • Hold a baccalaureate or higher degree in any discipline with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Have a personal interview with a potential clinical preceptor and submit a written promise to work toward a clinical site agreement with the university.
  • Submit two letters of reference from professionals who can attest to your character, academic and clinical abilities
  • Submit a personal statement according to program guidelines.
  • Submit one of the following:
    • Official GRE Scores OR an academic writing sample following program guidelines

In addition, one year of work experience relevant to midwifery is strongly recommended.

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