Midwifery applications for the MSN degree are only accepted in the fall for spring enrollment. The deadline for applications is September 15th. Applicants for the Post Masters Certificate in Midwifery may apply in both the fall and spring. The application deadline for spring enrollment is September 15th and the application deadline for fall enrollment is March 15th.
Admission to the master of science in nursing degree program requires the student to meet the minimum admission requirements for graduate study as established by the university and the following requirements established by the College of Nursing.
Though no applicant who falls below the ECU College of Nursing Graduate concentration minimum admission requirements (GPA of 3.0 and GRE at or above the 30th percentile) is guaranteed admission, ECU Graduate School policy allows requests for admission by exception. The ECU Graduate School makes final decisions on these requests. These criteria will be used to inform decisions at the concentration level regarding requests for admissions by exception.
Applicants to the nurse-midwifery education program at East Carolina University are required to have a BSN and a minimum of one year of hospital nursing (preferably in labor & delivery). If you do not have your BSN there are a couple of options to earning that prior to applying to the program.
Graduates of the nurse-midwifery program at East Carolina University earn a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree and are then eligible to sit for the certificate exam offered by the American Midwifery Certification Board. Once they pass the board exam they are certified nurse-midwives.
You will find information about application and application deadline at http://www.nursing.ecu.edu/masters_application.cfm