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Master of Science

We're excited that you're interested in the Nurse-Midwifery program at Bethel University. If you have questions about any requirements, contact our admissions team.

Here's how you apply:

Step 1 - Check application requirements and prerequisites

You must meet these requirements to be eligible for the program. All academic requirements must be fulfilled through a regionally accredited institution.

  • Applicants with a cumulative Nursing GPA of 3.3 or lower must submit a MAT (400) or GRE (150) exam
  • Earned cumulative Nursing GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Have a license issued through one of the states to practice in the U.S. as a Registered Nurse
  • Have earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited (or internationally recognized as equivalent) institution
  • Meet the general requirements for admission to the graduate school
  • Prerequisite: Statistics
  • Submit an official transcript (U.S. schools) or NACES or AICE evaluation (international schools) showing an earned baccalaureate degree and official transcripts or NACES or AICE evaluations from all graduate schools attended. Applicants must also submit an official transcript or NACES or AICE evaluation from any school that shows completion of any nursing program coursework or required program prerequisites.

For a complete list of application items please see the GS catalog.

Step 2 - Apply

Next, get started on your online application.

Step 3 - Complete your application steps

There are just a few things we need from you before we can review your application.

  • Application
  • Copy of Health Insurance Card
  • Copy of unencumbered Nursing License (RN)
  • Official Miller Analogies Test (MAT) Results or GRE (if applicable)
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Reference: Nursing Professional
  • Reference: Supervisor
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose

See how to complete your statement of purpose.

Step 4 - Complete enrollment requirements

After you've been accepted to the program, you might need to complete a few additional requirements before you start class. Your enrollment counselor will follow up if there's anything we need from you.

You'll also need to pay a $250 non-refundable tuition deposit.

Nurse-Midwife Accreditation and Program Goals

The midwifery program at Bethel University is fully accreditated by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME),

For information about accreditation please contact ACME directly. 

Phone: 240.485.1802,,
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550
Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374

For information about requirements or to apply to our program please contact Jane Wrede at

Learn more about the Midwifery program's goals, outcomes, and graduate performance on certification exams.

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