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There are 44 midwifery education programs in the United States accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). The mission of ACME is to advance excellence in midwifery education. All ACME-accredited programs adhere to standards set by the ACME Board of Commissioners (BOC) for graduates to meet competency for safe beginning practitioners of midwifery. Each program has its own admission requirements and offers different pathways and degrees. The information in the links below outlines the admission requirements, program structure, clinical opportunities, and the financial aspects of the current ACME accredited midwifery education programs.

To learn more about ACME visit ACME's webpage, www.midwife.org/acme which will have the most up-to-date list of accredited programs. Prospective students should reference the original program website and/or contact the program director to verify that this information is still accurate. For information about the difference between the various types of midwives and requirements please visit the Midwifery Comparison Chart. 

American College of Nurse-Midwives
8403 Colesville Rd. Ste. 1230 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 240.485.1800 Fax: 240.485.1818
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