ADDENDUM to the Listing of Nurse-Midwifery Educational Programs

(See JNM 34: 341–348)

Students in the pilot Community-Based Nurse-Midwifery Education Program are admitted to the FSMFN* and FPB CWRU. It is a graduate program leading to a Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the FSMFN and a Master's Degree from CWRU. Students who enter with a Master's Degree may take Nurse-Midwifery only or become candidates for doctoral studies at CWRU.

The director is Eunice K. M. Ernst, CNM, MPH.

Degrees offered:MSN research project required (No Degree option for students with MSN)
Duration:Self-paced within parameter of 2-2½ years + 1 semester (MSN) CWRU
Tuition:$6,000/year + $4,500 (CWRU semester equivalent) = $16,500 $150 application fee at-cost orientation ($200)
Primary clinical sites:Approved nurse-midwifery practice in or near home community with a qualified nurse-midwife faculty preceptor
Malpractice:Institutional (FNS)
Application deadline:April
Admission requirements:BSN with 3.0 GPA MAT or GRE Motivated Adult Learner Statistics (prerequisite) Must have approved Preceptor site in or near student's home community


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    Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing-Hyden, Kentucky

  • Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing/Case Western Reserve University-Cleveland, Ohio