Accreditation

Accreditation

Seattle University Nurse Midwifery Specialty Track is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME), 8403 Colesville Road, Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910-6374. For information about accreditation, please contact ACME directly. Tel: 240-485-1802, acme@acnm.orgwww.midwife.org/acme.

Certification Exam

Graduates of the Seattle University Midwifery Program of Study are eligible to sit for the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) certification exam. Midwifery specialty track courses are taught by accomplished and practicing professors.

3-Year Seattle U and National Candidate American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) Pass Rates

 2016201720183-Year Totals
All Takers Seattle U
93.3%
Seattle U
90.0%
Seattle U
84.62%
Seattle U
89.31%
  National Candidates
93.9%
National Candidates
90.07%
National Candidates
80.46%
National Candidates
88.14%
1st Time Takers Seattle U
92.3%
Seattle U
88.89%
Seattle U
83.33%
Seattle U
88.17%
  National Candidates
94.7%
National Candidates
91.9%
National Candidates
82.90%
National Candidates
89.90%
Repeat Takers Seattle U
100%
Seattle U
100%
Seattle U
100%
Seattle U
100%
  National Candidates
79.5%
National Candidates
62.0%
National Candidates
67.9%
National Candidates
69.8%

Seattle U American Midwifery Certification Board Exam Pass Rates Within 1 Year of Graduation:

  • Certification Pass Rate within 1 year of graduation for 2018 graduates: 84.62%
  • Certification Pass Rate within 1 year of graduation for 2016-2018 graduates: 91.95%

*The Seattle University Nurse-Midwifery Specialty Track has a goal of a minimum of 88% of our program graduates passing the AMCB exam within 12 months of graduation. We prepare each of our graduates for success on the Certification Exam and aspire that each of our graduates become board certified within 12 months. We recognize that a 100% pass rate within one year of graduation may not be achievable due to extenuating circumstances such sudden life-changing events and testing anxiety.