Affordable, Accessible Midwifery Education

The Associate of Applied Science Midwifery Program,

Midwifery Assistant Workshops
and Advanced Workshops

Competency-based and Community-based Education

Based on the requirements set by the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM)


  • To educate community midwives through a competency-based education program.
  • To provide students, faculty, staff and preceptors with valid and reliable tools to measure student competency
  • To prepare graduates to take the national credentialing examination for the Certified Professional Midwife (CPM).
  • To prepare students for legal recognition in the state of Tennessee as CPM-TNs.

Exciting New Changes At the Farm Midwifery Center: Midwifery Workshops and College of Traditional Midwifery are becoming one.

April 16-22, 2020
Midwife Apprentice and Assistant Workshop

Learn how to assist a midwife with prenatal exams, charting, vital signs, fetal heart monitoring, birth and immediate postpartum.
(CTM+) Orientation
$1500 (including meals and dorm lodging)

April 22, 23, 2020
CPR: application deadline March 15

$100 (including 3 meals and 1-night dorm lodging)

August 16-18, 2020
NRP: application deadline July 1

$200 (including 6 meals starting with dinner Aug 16 and 2-nights dorm lodging)

August 18-24, 2020
Advanced Midwifery Workshop: application deadline July 1

$1500 (including meals and dorm lodging)

Evidence-based skills. Hands-on classes in surprise breech, twins, shoulder dystocia, pelvimetry, IV therapy, suturing, legal issues and more.

August 18-24, 2020
Term 1 - Associate of Applied Science in Midwifery (CTM=CPM+) : application deadline June 16
(Prerequisite: Orientation)

$4,100 (including meals and dorm lodging)

Fees include:

Dinner on Workshop Day 1
Three meals, coffee and tea
Dorm accommodations for ther first 14 applicants
Workshop Materials


College of Traditional Midwifery
320 Evergreen Drive, Summertown, TN 38483
(931) 964-4892

The College of Traditional Midwifery admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin, to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.


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Competency-Based Education

The CTM Midwifery Program is a competency- based education program developed from the core competencies for entry into the practice of midwives. Competency is measured through multiple assessment tools to ensure proficiency of knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes by the student.

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In-Residence Week

Each term, students must attend an In-Resident Week at the CTM Campus located in Summertown, TN, where they will participate in standardization workshops, face-to-face meetings with their Student Liaison, take the Term Written Examination and receive a general assessment of their progress.

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Associate of Applied Science in Midwifery

The CTM Midwifery Program is a 36 month or three-year Midwifery Program equaling at least 2010 hours of knowledge, skills, abilities and attitudes (equivalent to 92 credit hours), plus the required Prerequisites. Upon completion, students will be awarded an Associate of Applied Science of Midwifery.

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