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All midwifery education programs that confer eligibility on the graduate to take the national certification exam administered by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) must be accredited or preaccredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME).  The following programs meet these requirements.


Baylor University

College of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery/Doctor of Nursing Prog
Mary Ann Faucher CNM PhD FACNM
3700 Worth St
Dallas, TX 75246-2009
214-820-4111
Website

DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  01/2011

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/28/2011
Most recent action:  01/2011
Next evaluation visit:  February 2016


Baystate Medical Center

Midwifery Education Program
Barbara Graves CNM MN MPH FACNM
689 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01107-1620
413-794-4448
Website

MS in collaboration with Philadelphia University

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1991

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2007
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2017


California State University, Fullerton

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Specialty
Ruth Turnquist Mielke CNM, PhD
800 N State College Blvd EC-190
Fullerton, CA 92831-3547
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  01/2004

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2012
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2022


Case Western Reserve University

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Gretchen G. Mettler CNM PhD
10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106-4904
216-368-2529
Website

MSN or DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  09/1983

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2015


Columbia University

School of Nursing
Laura Zeidenstein CNM MSN DNP
617 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032-3703
212-305-3582
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  05/1972

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2014


East Carolina University

College of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Rebecca Bagley CNM DNP
Health Science Building
Greenville, NC 27858
252-744-6402
Website

MSN, Post Graduate Certificate

Year of initial accreditation:  12/1991

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2006
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2016


Emory University

Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Specialty
Joyce King CNM PhD FACNM
1520 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322-0001
404-727-6961
Website

MSN or MSN/MPH

Year of initial accreditation:  01/1977

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2005
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2015


Frontier Nursing University

Community-Based Nurse-Midwifery Edu.
Tonya Nicholson DNP CNM WHNP-bc
PO Box 528
Hyden, KY 41749-0528
606-672-2312
Website

MSN, DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  03/1989

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2015


Georgetown University

School of Nursing and Health Studies
Karen Trister Grace MSN, CNM
Box 571272
Washington, DC 20057-0001
202-687-2971
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  05/1980

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2012
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2022


Marquette University

College of Nursing
Leona VandeVusse CNM PhD
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
414-288-3810
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  05/1993

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2009
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2019


Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University

School of Science and Health
Midwifery Program
Dana Perlman CNM MSN
Schoolhouse Lane and Henry Ave Room 222
Philadelphia, PA 19144
215-951-2525
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  09/1996

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2015


New York University

College of Nursing at the College of Dentistry
Midwifery Program
Julia Lange Kessler CM RN DNP FACNM
246 Greene St
New York, NY 10003-6677
212-998-5895
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  02/1995

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2011
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2021


Ohio State University

College of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Graduate Prog.
Sharon L. Ryan CNM
1585 Neil Ave
Columbus, OH 43210-1216
614-292-4041
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  09/1996

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2014


Oregon Health Sciences University

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Carol L. Howe CNM DNSc FACNM
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239-3011
503-494-3114
Website

MS, DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1981

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2011
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2021


Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences (frmly UMDNJ)

Rutgers School of Nursing
Women's Health and Nurse-Midwifery
Elaine Diegmann CNM ND FACNM
65 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07107-3001
973-972-4298
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  03/2010

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  3/1/2010
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2015


San Diego State University

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Graduate Education Prog.
Lauren P. Hunter CNM PhD FACNM
5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182-0001
619-543-2540
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  07/1995

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/12/2013
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2023


Seattle University

College of Nursing
Nurse Midwifery Program
Terri Clark CNM PhD FACNM
901 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122-4411
206-296-5666
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  06/2012

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2012
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2017


Shenandoah University

Division of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Education Prog
Juliana Fehr CNM PhD FACNM
1775 N Sector Ct
Winchester, VA 22601-2859
540-678-4382
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1997

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2006
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2015


Stony Brook University

School of Nursing
Pathways to Midwifery
Kelly Walker CNM DNP
Health Sciences Center
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0001
631-444-2867
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  08/1995

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2008
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  


SUNY Downstate Medical Ctr

Midwifery Education Program
Ronnie Lichtman CNM LM PhD FACNM
450 Clarkson Ave MSC # 1227
Brooklyn, NY 11203-2012
718-270-7742
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  June 2022


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Christine Stuart CNM
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430
806-743-2730
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  01/2013

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2013
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2018


UCSFat SFGH

Interdepartmental Nurse-Midwifery Ed Prg
Kim Dau CNM, MS
1001 Potrero Avenue, Room 6D-29
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-476-0335
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  June 2020


University of Cincinnati Nurse-Midwifery

College of Nursing and Health
Nurse-Midwifery Education Program
Cynthia Nypaver CNM, PhD, WHNP-BC
PO Box 210038
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0001
513-558-6898
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  09/1996

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2014


University of Colorado Denver

College of Nursing
Jennifer G. Hensley CNM WHNP EdD
13120 E 19th Ave # 6511
Aurora, CO 80045-2567
303-724-8549
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1980

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/20/2007
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2017


University of Florida

UFHSC-J College of Nursing
College of Nursing
Jane Houston CNM
653-1 W 8th St LRC-3rd Fl BoxL-4
Jacksonville, FL 32209-6511
352-273-6411
Website

MSN, DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1982

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2010
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  


University of Illinois at Chicago

College of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Carrie Klima CNM PhD FACNM
845 S Damen Ave # MC802
Chicago, IL 60612-3727
312-996-1863
Website

MS, DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  January 2022


University of Indianapolis

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Barbara Winningham CNM
1400 E Hanna Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46227-3630
317-788-3327
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  01/2003

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  3/1/2012
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2022


University of Kansas School of Nursing

Nurse-Midwifery Education Program
Cara Busenhart CNM
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160-8500
913-588-3354
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1999

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2008
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2017


University of Michigan

School of Nursing
Lisa Kane Low CNM PhD
400 N Ingalls St Rm 3320
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2003
734-763-0016
Website

MS

Year of initial accreditation:  01/1990

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2010
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2016


University of Minnesota

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Melissa Avery CNM PhD FACNM
308 Harvard St SE # 6-101
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0353
612-624-5933
Website

MN, DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  05/1977

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  6/1/2010
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2020


University of New Mexico

College of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Kristen Ostrem CNM, CFNP
Nursing Pharmacy Building
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
505-272-6789
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  06/1991

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2007
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2017


University of Pennsylvania

School of Nursing
Midwifery Program
William McCool CNM FACNM
420 Guardian Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4231
215-573-7679
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  01/1980

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2011
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2021


University of Puerto Rico Grad Sch of Pub Hlth

Graduate School of Public Health
Nurse-Midwifery Education Program
Gloria Martino
Med Sci Camp PO Box 5067
San Juan, PR 00936
787-281-7355
Website

MPH, Post Graduate Certificate

Year of initial accreditation:  01/1998

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2008
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2018


University of Utah, College of Nursing

Nurse-Midwifery Program
Susanna Cohen CNM
10 S 2000 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5880
801-585-7183
Website

DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  05/1969

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2016


University of Washington

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Education Program
Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon CNM
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-0001
206-543-8241
Website

DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  10/1993

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  5/20/2008
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2018


Vanderbilt University

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Program
Michelle R Collins CNM PhD FACNM
102 Godchaux Hall
Nashville, TN 37240-0001
615-343-5876
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  05/1995

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  7/1/2020
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  July 2020


Wayne State University

College of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Option
Deborah S. Walker CNM DNSc FACNM FAAN
5557 Cass Ave Rm 248
Detroit, MI 48202-3615
313-577-5926
Website

MSN, DNP

Year of initial accreditation:  03/2004

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  1/1/2013
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2023


Yale University

School of Nursing
Nurse-Midwifery Specialty
Cecilia Jevitt CNM PhD FACNM
100 Church St S # 9740
New Haven, CT 06519-1703
203-737-5609
Website

MSN

Year of initial accreditation:  10/1972

Accreditation Status
Last evaluation:  3/1/2010
Most recent action:  
Next evaluation visit:  February 2020










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