MS - Midwifery


College of Health Professions


Master of Science


Center City


Hybrid (Online and On Campus)




3 Years

Program Information

Position: Assistant Professor, Program Director
Name: Midwifery & Women’s Health Programs
Organization: Jefferson – Center City Campus

130 S. Ninth Street, Suite 960
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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The MS in Midwifery program is available as a 2-year or 3-year program, starting during the spring or fall semester. A 2-year curriculum sequence is shown below. Though the order and workload may change depending on progression chosen, all courses shown below reflect the requirements of the MS in Midwifery program, regardless of progression or the semester in which a student begins. The clinical portions of the program are full-time and may include nights and weekends as well as an irregular schedule consisent with midwifery practice and responsibilities. 

All courses are three (3) credit hours unless otherwise noted.

Total Credit Hours: 62

Year 1

  • Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology for Primary Care
  • Professional Issues
  • Theoretical Foundations
  • Advanced Health Assessment

  • Reproductive & Sexual Healthcare (4 credits)
  • Advanced Pharmacology I (2.5 credits)
  • Evidence-Based Care: Evaluating Research
  • On Campus Intensive: Office skills (1 credit)

  • Embryology and Genetics (1 credit)
  • Preparation for Office Based Practice (1 credit)
  • Antepartum Care (4 credits)
  • Postpartum/Newborn Care (2.5 credits)
  • Clinical Midwifery - Ambulatory Care I (2 credits)

Year 2

  • Introduction to Health Policy
  • Intrapartum Care (4 credits)
  • Advanced Pharmacology II (1.5 credits)
  • Clinical Midwifery  - Ambulatory Care II
  • On Campus Intensive: Birth skills (1 credit)

  • Preparation for Full Scope Midwifery Practice (1 credit)
  • Clinical Full Scope Midwifery Care I (4 credits)
  • Advanced Perinatal Pathophysiology (4 credits)

  • Elective
  • Clinical Full Scope Midwifery Care II (5 credits)
  • Midwifery Nexus Project (1.5 credits)