Martin Methodist College, founded in 1870, is a liberal arts, four-year College related to the Tennessee Conference of The United Methodist Church. In 2015, the Master of Business Administration offered its first classes.
With an historic campus located in Pulaski, Tennessee, in the beautiful hills of southern Middle Tennessee, Martin Methodist College is convenient to both Nashville (70 miles to the north) and Huntsville, Alabama (40 miles to the south).
Martin Methodist College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, baccalaureate degrees, and the Masters degree of Business Administration. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Martin Methodist College.
The College is also accredited by The University Senate of the United Methodist Church and chartered by the State of Tennessee. The Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Teacher Education Program is accredited by the State of Tennessee Department of Education.
The three-fold purpose for publishing the Commission’s address and contact number in the above accreditation statement is to enable interested constituents to: 1) learn about the accreditation status of the College; 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review; or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to the College and not to the Commission’s office.
The College is an affirmative action institution and does not discriminate unlawfully on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, national/ethnic origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its admission policy, programs, or activities, education policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other College-administered programs, or employment practices and programs.
Consumer information and federally-mandated student right-to-know statistics are published in the Martin Methodist College Student Handbook available from the Office of Campus Life.
The College reserves the right to change the rules regulating admission to the institution and any other regulations or requirements affecting the student body or the granting of degrees. The College also reserves the right to withdraw courses, to change its calendar, and to alter charges and fees as conditions may require. Such changes shall go into force whenever the proper authorities may determine and shall apply not only to prospective students but also to those who may, at such time, be matriculated in the College. The College further reserves the right to refuse to release to any student a transcript, grade report, or degree for failure to return College property or to pay any accounts due the College.
It is the policy of the College that no otherwise qualified parallel handicapped individuals be discriminated against on the basis of their physical or mental handicap, as covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, in admission to the College. All programs are open to all regularly admitted students without regard to handicap. In the event that a student is enrolled in a course that is not accessible, the course will be moved to a location that will be accessible to handicapped students. Any student, employee, or job applicant who has a complaint or grievance regarding this matter should contact the Office of Academic Affairs.
The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Martin Methodist College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement listed in the Catalog at any time. A corrected copy for changes and/or for the 2019-2020 catalog is found in the on-line version, www.martinmethodist.edu/academics/registrars-office. All changes will be made by October 1, 2019.
Martin Methodist College, as an institution of higher education related to The United Methodist Church, has as its mission to:
- provide undergraduate, graduate and professional programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences that are designed to prepare students for careers and lives of continued learning;
- promote a diverse and globally conscious learning community that nurtures intellectual, spiritual, social and personal growth;
- serve the region and church through educational, spiritual, social and cultural programs.
Martin Methodist College will be the epicenter for education, healthcare, church and community leadership, and workforce development in south central Tennessee and a national model for church-related higher education in rural America.
Martin Methodist College is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education, and will maintain an environment free of unlawful discrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by Federal, State, or local law in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of Employees, faculty and staff, or the operation of any of its programs. The College complies with the applicable nondiscrimination and affirmative action titles and sections of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Federal Executive Order 11246, Educational Amendments of 1972, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, along with all applicable amendments thereto.