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Midwifery Education in Canada

The midwifery education program is a four (4) year baccalaureate program.

There are seven (7) midwifery education programs available in Canada. One at the University of British Columbia, three through a consortium at McMaster, Ryerson and Laurentian universities in Ontario, one at the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières, one at Mount Royal University in Alberta and a Kanaci Otinowawosowin (Aboriginal midwifery) baccalaureate (KOB) program at the University College of the North in Manitoba. Each program administers exams recognized by their respective provincial regulatory bodies.

  • Laurentian University
    935 Ramsey Lake Road,
    Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6
    Tel: (705) 675-4822
    * This program is offered in both English and French.
  • McMaster University
    Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning & Discovery
    (MDCL) Third Fl.,
    3103-1200 Main Street West
    Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5
    Tel: 905-525-9140, Ext. 26654
    * This program is offered in English only
  • Ryerson University
    350 Victoria Street,
    Toronto, ON. M5B 2L4
    Tel: (416) 979-5104 or (416) 979-5271
    * This program offers a full time and a part time program as well as an accelerated post baccalaureate program for people with a related health care degree and labour and delivery experience. Offered in English only.
  • Université du Québec à Trois Rivières
    Casier postal 500,
    Trois Rivières, QC G9A 5H7
    Midwifery Program Tel: (819) 376-5045 or 1-800-365-0922
    * This program is offered in French only.
  • University of British Columbia
    B54-2194 Health Services Mall,
    Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3
    Tel: 604-822-0352
    * This program is offered in English only.
  • University College of the North
    Kanaci Otinowawosowin (Aboriginal Midwifery) Baccalaureate (KOB) Program
    Box 3000,
    The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M7
  • Mount Royal University
    4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada T3E 6K6Calgary,


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