Admissions Requirements

The M.S. in Midwifery/Post-Graduate Certificate Classes begin twice a year, in fall and spring. We have rolling admission that are accepted throughout the year.

Make sure to follow the specific instructions on this page when applying for the Post-Graduate Certificate program, as each Midwifery program has customized requirements.

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 (from this page print and fill out or complete this form online)
Recommendation Form
Academic Writing Sample
Personal Statement Criteria
Clinical Site Form

For admission consideration students must submit:

  • Graduate studies application and program supplemental application
  • Non-refundable $40 application fee
  • Evidence of successful completion of a three-credit statistics course
  • Professional resume or CV
  • Proof of being 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
  • Official transcript from a regionally accredited institution showing conferral of a master's degree or higher in a health related discipline
  • Baccalaureate or higher degree in any discipline with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Proof of a personal interview with a potential clinical preceptor and a written promise to work toward a clinical site agreement with the university
  • Two letters of recommendation from professionals who can attest to your character, academic and clinical abilities
  • Personal statement according to program guidelines
  • One of the following:

    • Official GRE Scores OR
    • Academic writing sample following admission guidelines

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

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

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