FAQs

How many hours is the Midwifery major?
The nurse-midwifery/DNP program consists of 75 credit hours of study from the bachelor to the DNP degree. The typical matriculation is 9 semesters of full-time study. Part-time matriculation is an option. Upon successful completion of the course of study, graduates will be eligible to take the national certification examination offered by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB).

Are full-time and part-time degree plans available?
Yes

Are global mission opportunities available to students?
Yes.

Are there other start terms for DNP?
Currently our DNP program starts each fall term.

What are application deadlines?
The final deadline to apply for the BSN to DNP for Fall 2018 is January 31, 2018.

Is the application entirely through NursingCAS?
The application to the Nursing School is through NursingCAS however there is a supplemental application to the Graduate School as well.

How much does the program cost? What is the tuition?
https://www.baylor.edu/graduate/index.php?id=97434

Are there scholarships available?
Yes, we have a significant amount of Nursing Scholarships available. For more detail please contact our Financial Aid Manger (Endalk_Tulu@baylor.edu)

Am I able to transfer into the program with an MSN?
Courses are evaluated for transfer credit on a case-by-case basis. Transcripts and syllabi for all courses should be submitted to the Midwifery coordinator for evaluation. A maximum of 37 hours may be transferred.

Are courses offered in person or online?
Midwifery is currently offered in a hybrid format with a combination of online and in person classes.

Can I work while in the program?
Yes, but is difficult to when you are a full time student due to the number of clinical hours required

Do you assist with clinical/preceptor placements?
IF you live in the DFW area, your clinical placements are provided for you.

What are the on campus requirements?
Currently our specialty courses starting in year 2 are in person/hybrid for NM II, III, IV.