Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Midwifery & Women's Health
MS - Midwifery

This accredited program leads to a Master of Science degree and eligibility to sit for the American Midwifery Certification Board exam. The curriculum can be completed in a 2-year accelerated format or 3-year format. In either format, the final four semesters (clinical rotation portion) are full-time. Nurse practitioners, foreign educated midwives and MEAC-educated certified professional midwives may qualify for advanced placement.


Program Length

2 years or 3 years

Program Format

Online, with two
on-site intensives


Center City 


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Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1

1 Jun

Fall class (August start)
Final Deadline

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1 Sep

Spring class (January start)
Preferred deadline

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1 Nov

Spring class (January start)
 Final deadline

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The program is available as a part or full-time program, starting during the spring or fall semester.


The Advanced Placement Option (APO) is to assure sound preparation in midwifery, while minimizing repetition of learning activities for knowledge and skills already attained.

Contact Us

Admissions Contact:

Jefferson – East Falls Campus
Office of Graduate Admissions
ATTN:  Jaimie Anderson
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Phone: 215-951-0196

Program Contact:

Jefferson – Center City Campus 
Midwifery & Women’s Health Programs           
ATTN:  Gloria Brinkley              
130 S. 9th Street, Suite 960
Philadelphia, PA 19107                         

Phone:  215-951-2525   Fax:  215-503-5819