Build a birthwork skill set that will let you celebrate and support mothers as they bring life into the world.

Learn more about the Midwifery Assistant Program.

Tuition & Fees

The entire, sixteen-month midwifery assistant program costs $6,200. Students pay tuition in four installments over the course of the program.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is not available for the Midwifery Assistant Program at this time.


Birthwise offers partial scholarships for students from underserved communities and for students of color. Birthwise awards multiple scholarships each year.

Midwifery Assistants of Color Scholarship

Underserved Communities Scholarship


Before applying, please download and read the instructions here and download the application checklist here.

The application must be completed in one sitting. Short answer questions and the essay prompt are here.

When you are ready to apply:

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Reference Form

If you have questions or technical difficulties, please contact the Birthwise main office via email at [email protected] or by phone at 207-647-5968 during normal business hours.

For Accepted Students

Once you’ve been accepted to Birthwise, here’s how to enroll, how to find housing, and how to purchase the books and medical equipment you need.