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Birthingway conducts surveys with graduates for 3-years following graduation. During spring 2012, we contacted and surveyed graduates from 2011, 2010 and 2009.
Of the graduates from 2011, 2010 and 2009:
95% of graduates are working as a midwife (18 of 19). One did not respond.
47% are (also) working in a related field in addition to working as a midwife (9 of 19). Types of related work include: Postpartum Doula, Childbirth or Health Education, Massage, etc.
74% of graduates are licensed in their state (14 of 19)
Birthingway calculates midwifery program cohort graduation and retention rates annually as of December 31. Please see the summary here for Midwifery program and here for Lactation Consultation program 2011 year end.
3-Year Graduation Summary
# Graduates in the calendar year
Under the Student-Right-To-Know Act, Birthingway is required to report annually on the completion (graduation) rates for certificate and degree seeking full-time, first-time undergraduate students. Statistics cover the cohort beginning their studies between September 2007 and August 2008 (2008 cohort), and address whether or not these students complete their program within 150% of the normal time. Please see the statistics here.