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Nurse Midwifery Programs

The Nurse-Midwifery Program at Shenandoah University offers a number of programs to meet the needs of each student.  Options include:

Through our Midwifery Initiative you can even receive your Graduate degree from a collaborating school and receive your midwifery education at Shenandoah University. 

The Nurse-Midwifery Curriculum is designed to provide the student with the necessary skills and knowledge to assume the role of a certified nurse-midwife in a variety of clinical settings pertinent to nurse-midwifery care. Didactic and clinical course content focuses on role development, assessment and management of women’s health, antepartal, intrapartal, postpartal, and neonatal periods as well as primary women’s health throughout the lifespan. Clinical experiences are in a wide variety of ambulatory and community rural and medically underserved health care settings appropriate to the nurse-midwifery track.

Clinical Objectives for Clinical Rotations as a Nurse-Midwifery Student

NM610 Primary Care of Women Clinical Objectives

NM620 Comprehensive Antepartal Care Clinical Objectives

NM630 Midwifery Practicum Clinical Objectives

NM640 Comprehensive Intepartal Care Clinical Objectives

NM651 Integrate Midwifery Internship Clinical Objectives


The 2013 1st Time Pass Rate on the American Midwifery Certification Board Exam is 90.9%.

The 2013 Graduation Rate is 90.9%


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Please contact Admissions for additional information at 540-665-4581 


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To view the student handbook click here

Nurse-Midwifery Philosophy 2014

Explanation of SU Midwifery Curriculum

Nurse-Midwifery Plan of Study & Costs 2014

State Guidelines 

Nurse-Midwifery Required Texts 2013-14

Clinical Evaluation Tool for Preceptors


The Nurse-Midwifery Program at Shenandoah University is fully accredited by the ACNM Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374; Tel: 240-485-1802, http://www.midwife.org/Accreditation, email contact for ACME: Jaime Sampson, Administrative Assistant, jsampson@acnm.org.