Before Applying

Note that the Texas Dept. of Licensing and Regulations performs a criminal background check on midwifery license applicants. If you have a criminal history you may want to request a determination of eligibility prior to enrollment. See Texas Midwifery rules for grounds for denial of application.

Is This the Right Time in Your Life to Begin Midwifery School?

Enrolling in a midwifery school is a 3 - 5 year commitment.  Before enrolling consider carefully if this is the right time in your life for you and your family. Midwifery is a challenging and demanding lifestyle, often difficult for the entire family. For the midwifery student-apprentice it can be even more difficult. Read the the document below carefully before making a decision. A copy of the document is included with the application packet, and a signed copy will be required with all applications.

Is This the Right Time in Your Life to Begin Midwifery School?

Qualities and Requirements of the Midwifery Student

Midwifery is a physically, emotionally and psychologically demanding profession.
You must have sufficient use of all cognitive, sensory and motor abilities to properly evaluate and care for mothers and babies. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Good interpersonal skills, being able to develop rapport and positive interactions with clients, midwives, and other care providers
  • Ability to conduct basic office lab procedures
  • Learn to perform clinical care activities such as palpation, auscultation, percussion and evaluation of physical findings.
  • Analyze and synthesize information to problem solve and reach diagnostic and therapeutic judgments
  • Communicate  with accuracy, clarity and sensitivity both verbally and in writing
  • Learn to respond to emergency situations with quick and appropriate actions.
  • Be able to receive and  acknowledge evaluation and respond appropriately

Enrollment Application Packet

The ATM Midwifery Training Program application packet is available as a fillable Word document and may be downloaded and saved to your computer by clicking on the link below. All instructions for completing the application are included in the application packet. 

Student Handbook (effective for July 2019 class)

New Application effective for the July 2019 class.

ATM Midwifery Training Program Enrollment Application Packet

 To request more information, please use the contact information below:

ATM Midwifery Training Program
P.O.Box 887
Elmendorf, TX 78112
Phone: 432-664-8845  or 432-664-8815

Refund Policy

ATM Midwifery Training Program Refund Policy

Modified 3/1/17

Student membership dues are not refundable.

Application fee is not refundable1.

The following refund policy schedule includes tuition of the first  module, Introduction to Midwifery. If an applicant pays future module tuition at the time of enrollment, all tuition for those modules will be refunded.

Prior to enrollment completion:

  • Request for refund within 3 days of tuition payment, based on postmark of mailed payment, or date of online PayPal payment: full refund of tuition.


After enrollment processed and student has been given access to the ATMMTP Learning Management System (LMS):

After enrollment in Orientation but prior to enrollment in Module 1:

  • Request for withdrawal within 14 days but prior to enrollment in Module 1: 85% refund of tuition
  • Request for withdrawal between 15 days - 30 days: 75% refund of tuition


After enrollment in Module 1:

  • Request for withdrawal between 0 - 15 days of access to the LMS Module 1: 60% refund of tuition
  • Request for withdrawal between 16 - 30 days of access to the LMS Module 1: 40% refund of tuition
  • After 30 days: no refund


Note: future tuition payments are non-refundable once the student has been enrolled in the module

1 Application fee is refundable if the current class is full when the application is received, and the applicant elects to withdraw the application.


Contact Details

Association of Texas Midwives

P.O.Box 887 Elmendorf, TX 78112

Tel: 432-664-8815



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