The Midwifery Education Accreditation Council’s mission is to promote excellence in midwifery education through accreditation. It creates standards and criteria for the education of midwives. MEAC standards incorporate the nationally recognized core competencies and guiding principles set by the Midwives Alliance of North America and the requirements for national certification of the North American Registry of Midwives.
The purpose of MEAC is to establish standards for the education of competent midwives, and to provide a process for self-evaluation and peer evaluation for diverse educational programs. MEAC is a non-profit organization approved by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
The following is a list of MEAC Accredited Schools. Please visit MEAC’s Web site for more information about these programs.
Bastyr University Department of Midwifery
Birthingway College of Midwifery
Birthwise Midwifery School
Florida School of Traditional Midwifery
Maternidad La Luz
Midwives College of Utah
National College of Midwifery
National Midwifery Institute
Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery