Post-Master's Nurse Midwifery Certificate

Graduate Department APRN Program

Overview

The TTUHSC School of Nursing Post-Master's Nurse Midwifery Track is a full time, distance education program that requires 33 semester hours (two years) for degree completion. Courses are online or web-enhanced. Web-enhanced courses combine both online and face-to-face classroom study/learning activities. All clinical experience learning hours (4 courses) completed in the Nurse-Midwifery population focus courses occur in El Paso and other approved sites. Travel to Lubbock is required for student orientation, and the advanced skills and health assessment practicum. The average cost per semester hour is between $300 and $400. Upon completion of the degree graduates qualify to take the American Midwifery Certification Board exam.

Purpose

The purpose of the TTUHSC NMW Program is to educate nurse midwives for improving women's health across the reproductive life cycle and beyond through scholarship, interprofessional teamwork, woman-centered care, and service.

Philosophy of Care

TTUHSC NMW faculty and students believe women deserve quality, woman-centered, evidence-based, interprofessional health care where the woman is the central focus of the team activities within the family unit context.

Program Length

The Post-Master's Nurse Midwifery Certificate is completed in 33 semester credit hours.

For transcript post-master evaluation, email unofficial/official transcripts to Veronica Sifuentes or Georgina Barrera prior to applying to ensure all applicants are applying to start in the correct semester since some courses may qualify for transfer credit.

Program Cost

Current tuition information can be found here or by contacting Student Business Services from 8:30am-4pm CST at (806) 743-7867. Additional school fees applied may vary.

Financial Aid

Financial aid (student loans, grants, scholarships) are available upon admittance to the School of Nursing. Additional information may be found at the Financial Aid Office website or by calling 806-743-3025.

The midwifery program at TTUHSC School of Nursing, Nurse Midwifery program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; For information about accreditation please contact ACME directly. Tel: 240-485-1802, acme@acnm.org, www.midwife.org/acme. For information about requirements or to apply to our program please contact: sonsao@ttuhsc.edu or 806-743-9295.

The TTUHSC School of Nursing APRN and MSN programs for master’s degree and post-master's certificates are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). For inquires about accreditation, please contact CCNE at One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530 Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 887-6791 Fax: (202) 887-8476, email info@aacn.nche.edu