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ACME Site Visits Schedule & Call for Third Party Comments

  • Schedule of ACME Site Visits for 2016

  • University of Utah, February 29-March 2, 2016
  • Emory University*, March 28-30, 2016
  • East Carolina University, March 14-16, 2016
  • Bethel University, October 3 - 5, 2016
  • University of New Mexico, October 12 – 14, 2016

    *originally scheduled for spring 2015

  • Third Party Comments:

    In accordance with ACME Policies and Procedures Manual, and the U.S. Department of Education’s requirements, ACME is seeking written third-party comments concerning the qualifications for accreditation of the below listed midwifery programs. These programs will have a site visit in the Fall of 2016 and be reviewed for renewal of accreditation and initial accreditation at the February 2017 ACME Board of Review meeting. Upon request, comments will be considered confidential.

    In all instances, your comments must directly relate to the continuing accreditation of a program and the ACME Criteria for Programmatic Accreditation. This document may be found at under ACME Documents. Please cite the particular criterion of concern in your comments.

    All written comments should be sent to the attention of Heather L. Maurer, ACME Executive Director,, or mailed to ACME at 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

    Midwifery Program

    Degree Type

    Type of Accreditation

    Deadline for Comments
    to be Received

    Bethel University


    Initial Accreditation

    January 13, 2017

    University of New Mexico

    Post-Graduate Certificate

    Renewal of Accreditation

    January 13, 2017



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