Midwifery Education

Programs in Canada

The midwifery education program is a four‑year baccalaureate program.

There are currently seven midwifery education programs available in Canada.  Education programs are “direct entry”, which means that there is no nursing or other credential required for entry. Each program administers exams recognized by their respective provincial regulatory bodies.

3351, boul. des Forges
Trois-Rivières, QC  G9A 5H7
819 376-5011, extension 4065

email:  sage.femme@uqtr.ca

Baccalauréat en pratique sage-femme

This program is offered in French only.

935 Ramsey Lake Road
Health Sciences Education Resource Centre
Sudbury, ON  P3E 2C6
705 675-4822

email: midwifery@laurentian.ca

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Midwifery

This program is offered in both English and French.

350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON  M5B 2K3
416 979-5104

email: jcabanat@ryerson.ca

Midwifery Education Program

This program is offered in English only. This program offers both full-time and part-time studies.

Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery
(MDCL) Second Fl., 2210
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON  L8S 4K1
905 525-9140, extension 26654

McMaster Midwifery Education Program

This program is offered in English only.

This program is currently unavailable.

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, AB  T3E 6K6
403 440-8574
Toll Free: 1-888-240-7201

email: midwifery@mtroyal.ca

 Bachelor of Midwifery

This program is offered in English only.

Suite 320 – 5950 University Boulevard
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z3
604 822-0352

email info@midwifery.ubc.ca

Midwifery Program

This program is offered in English only.

Internationally Educated Midwives


 International Midwifery Pre-registration Program

This is a 9-month part-time bridging program for qualified midwives educated outside of Canada. The IMPP is intended for experienced international midwives, fluent in English, who have practised midwifery within the past ten years. It is not a reeducation or retraining program.

Internationally Educated Midwives Bridging Program

Based at the University of British Columbia, the IEMBP is designed for midwives who have been educated in an approved Midwifery program outside of Canada.It is designed to help midwives learn how to use their skills in a Canadian context.