Nurse Midwifery | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Post-Master's Nurse Midwifery

Although TTUHSC is not currently mandating facial coverings, the SON Office of Admissions highly recommends you wear a facial covering when you visit our department, or any of our campuses or educational sites. Facial coverings have been an effective part of the COVID-19 management strategy. This safety precaution supports our efforts to continue operations without disruptions and provide as traditional of an educational experience as possible. 

All applicants and incoming students need to be aware that while the School of Nursing does not require COVID-19 vaccination, our clinical partners are requiring that all students are fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to clinical placement and proof of vaccination must be provided, in advance.  The successful completion of the clinical component of your program is essential for graduation.  As a result, students will not be able to complete program requirements for graduation without completing the clinical requirement.

Program Overview

The TTUHSC School of Nursing Post-Master's Nurse Midwifery Track is distance education program that requires 39 semester hours 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 completed in the Nurse-Midwifery population focus courses occur in locations approved by the Program Director. 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.

Disclaimer: Due to changing regulations, the TTUHSC SON Graduate Programs cannot guarantee at the time of submission of an application that we can accept students from a particular state. At this time, we are unable to accept students living in the following states – Arizona, California, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, and Washington.

Admission Requirements

All applicants will be reviewed in an individual and holistic manner. No single factor will determine a student's admission. The Program Chair and appropriate committee carefully evaluate all qualified applicants with regard to the applicants' potential for successful completion of the program.

Application

It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that their application is complete: Application Instructions

All application fees and placement fees/enrollment deposits are non-refundable.  Please be sure you are applying for the correct term/program before submitting your application.

Application Portal

View the minimum computer system requirements for this program

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Accreditation

The post-graduate APRN certificate program in nursing at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

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.

 

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