Transferring Credit Between Institutions

Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery accepts for transfer from U.S. students completed courses from institutions recognized by the United States Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, including but not limited to the Midwifery Education Accreditation Council, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Division of Accreditation of the American Midwifery Certification Board, and the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.  To be accepted for transfer, a course must carry a grade of “B” (a 3.0 on the standard grading scale) or higher.  Courses must be accompanied by a detailed course description to determine equivalency with courses at Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery.

Canadian midwifery education programs are accredited by the Colleges of Midwifery in each province.  Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery accepts for transfer courses from midwifery education programs accredited by a recognized College of Midwifery in Canada.  To be accepted for transfer, a course must have been completed within five years and carry a grade of “B” (a 3.0 on the standard grading scale) or higher.  Courses must be accompanied by a detailed course description to determine equivalency with courses at Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery.

Nizhoni Institute of Midwifery recognizes that some students may need to relocate during the course of their midwifery education and will then find it necessary to transfer from a residential program to a distance education program.  Nizhoni Institute is finalizing articulation agreements to facilitate transfer of credits for students who find it necessary to make such a change.