Tennessee

TENNESSEE HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION

 

WHO AUTHORIZES CTM?

The College of Traditional Midwifery (CTM) was formed pursuant to the Postsecondary Education Authorization Act of 1974 (Tenn. Code Ann. 49-7-2001, et seq.) and with The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC), Division of Postsecondary State Authorization (DPSA). The College of Traditional Midwifery (CTM) is authorized by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.  This authorization must be renewed each year and is based on an evaluation of minimum standards concerning quality of education, ethical business practices, health and safety, and fiscal responsibility.  (www.tn.gov/thec/)

PROGRAM COSTS

Application Fee $100.00

Orientation Week* $1,500.00

Term Fee (per Term, includes In-Resident Week) (equivalent to 15 credit hours per Term) $4,100.00

Term Written Assessment Retake Fee $150.00

Term Extension Fee $250.00

Laboratory Fee (per Term) $25.00

Prior Learning Assessment(PLA)** (per 15 equivalent credit hours) $500.00

Advanced Standing for CPMs $3000.00

Auxiliary Costs Not Included in Program Costs

Books $2,500.00 (estimated)

Midwifery Supplies $2,900.00 (estimated)

Travel for attendance at In-Residence Weeks $700.00 (per trip)

Additional Skills Workshops included in the NARM Bridge Certificate (NRP, STABLE, BEST, etc.) will be available for your convenience for a fee that will be announced

 

*Orientation Week and In-Resident Weeks include spacious dorm accommodations and 3 meals a day.

 

** Refer to the Prior Learning Assessment (page 7) section of the catalogue for maximum number of equivalent credit hours.  The cost is $500.00 for each block of 15 equivalent credit hours.

 

IS THERE A JOB PLACEMENT SERVICE?

CTM does not provide job placement services or operate a traditional career center.  As a courtesy to students, CTM will maintain an electronic bulletin board that will list any job openings that come into our office.

 

CTM will maintain detailed record of the school’s completion rate and either self-employment or job placement rate, and this is available to each prospective student, newly enrolled student and returning student.

 

In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by the College of Traditional Midwifery, please visit http://www.tn.gov/thec/topic/authorized-institutions-data
 

TRANSFERABILITY OF CREDITS DISCLOSURE

The transferability of credits to another educational institution is determined by each individual program.  Credits earned at the College of Traditional Midwifery (CTM) may not transfer to another educational institution.  Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by the College of Traditional Midwifery.  Be sure to obtain confirmation that the College of Traditional Midwifery will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. Similarly, contact any educational institutions to which you may want to transfer credits earned at the College of Traditional Midwifery to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at the College of Traditional Midwifery prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement.

 

The ability to transfer credits from the College of Traditional Midwifery to another educational institution may be very limited.  If another education institution will not accept credits earned at the College of Traditional Midwifery you may have to repeat courses previously taken at the College of Traditional Midwifery if you enroll in another educational institution.  Never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution.  It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of the College of Traditional Midwifery and of any other educational institutions you may wish to attend in the future before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.