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ADMISSIONS FOR THE MS COMPLETION IN MIDWIFERY


A variety of criteria will be used by the Midwifery Candidate Screening and Selection Committee in making a decision about your acceptance. To be eligible for admission to Philadelphia University's Master of Science Program in Midwifery, you must have the following credentials:

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • Completion of or current enrollment in an ACME (Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education) accredited nurse-midwifery/midwifery program with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

  • Standardized test scores (GRE or the MAT) are recommended but not required.

  • Completion of a three-credit statistics course. If you'd like suggestion for on-line statistics courses, please contact us.

The Admissions Committee will also consider additional criteria including:

  • Two letters of reference
  • Phone interview 
  • Writing sample - a critique of an article that appeared in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health within the last year (not required for students/graduates of Philadelphia University's Post-Master's Certificateprogram).
  • Professional resume
  • Personal essay

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Click here to download recommendation form

Click here for essay and writing criteria

 

If you have further questions concerning the program itself, please contact:
Dana B. Perlman, CNM, MSN
Midwifery Admissions Coordinator
215-951-2525
215-951-2526 (Fax)
instituteofmidwifery@philau.edu (E-mail)


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