Is there a program for practicing CPMs who want or need to get an Associate of Applied Midwifery degree?

Yes.  CTM offers the CPM Advanced program and it may be one of the best options to advance your midwifery career.  The requirements are listed below.


  • Proof of Current CPM
  • Transcripts and/or Licenses
  • Current CPR
  • Current NRP
  • Current First Aide
  • Proof of Cultural Competency

College of Traditional Midwifery Requirements:

  • CPM In-Resident Weeks for Term 1 and Term 2
  • Research and workshop presentation on a birth related complication
  • Pharmacology Standardization Workshop
  • Chart Review
  • NARM Bridge Certificate

When these requirements have been met, the Certified Professional Midwife will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Midwifery.

Does CTM enroll students who reside outside the state of Tennessee?

CTM has authorization to enroll students in Tennessee. If you wish to attend CTM and you reside in a state other than Tennessee, please check with the CTM Applications Department regarding authorization to offer education in your state.

What if I need more time to finish the program?

Students may request a term extension at any time.  Such requests are reviewed and awarded on an as needed basis.  There is a $250 cost for each term extension.

Does CTM offer grants, loans or scholarships?

We do not offer any financial assistance at this time.