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Midwifery Schools

Midwifery schools that choose to undergo accreditation do so because of their commitment to excellence in the field. There are many benefits of accreditation to schools, students, and consumers. Below you will find a list of MEAC’s currently accredited and preaccredited programs and institutions.

Please click here for a list of institutions and programs in the process of applying for accreditation that we are specifically seeking public comment on.

Notice of final accreditation decisions made by the MEAC Board of Directors can be found here.

Bastyr University | Master of Science in Midwifery Program

Current Programmatic Accreditation Period: 09/30/2016 – 09/30/2021
Next comprehensive review currently underway.

Birthingway College of Midwifery

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 10/31/2017 - 10/31/2022
This school is currently under a teach-out plan. No further comprehensive reviews planned.

Birthwise Midwifery School

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 03/22/2021 – 03/21/2025
Next comprehensive review to begin in 2023.

Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 07/08/2020 - 07/07/2026
Next comprehensive review to begin in 2024.

Florida School of Traditional Midwifery

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 12/08/2019 – 12/07/2025
Next comprehensive review to begin in 2023.

Heritage School of Midwifery

Current Institutional Preaccreditation Period: 04/14/2021 – 04/13/2022
Initial comprehensive review currently underway.

Mercy in Action College of Midwifery

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 03/09/2017 – 03/09/2022
Next comprehensive review currently underway.

Midwives College of Utah

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 11/01/2019 – 10/31/2025
Next comprehensive review to begin in 2023.

National College of Midwifery

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 07/01/2021 – 06/30/2027
Next comprehensive review to begin in 2025.

National Midwifery Institute

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 03/27/2019 – 03/26/2022
Next comprehensive review currently underway.

Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery

Current Institutional Accreditation Period: 11/30/2017 – 11/30/2022
Next comprehensive review currently underway.

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College | Direct Entry Midwife Program

Current Programmatic Accreditation Period: 09/04/2019 – 09/03/2025
Next comprehensive review to begin in 2023.

Are you an owner or administrator who is interested in having your existing or forming midwifery school listed here? Check out the process of MEAC accreditation on our Schools Seeking Accreditation page.

Are you an aspiring midwifery student curious about attending a MEAC-acccredited school? Click here to learn more.

Are you a midwife or community member who is interested in working with MEAC to ensure the quality of midwifery education in the United States? Learn more about volunteer opportunities at MEAC.

Do you have concerns about a MEAC school that you would like to file a complaint against? Follow this link to submit a complaint form.