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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Direct Entry Midwifery (LM, CPM)
Description:The four year program which spans nine terms, includes courses from basic sciences, social sciences, health sciences and electives, in addition to clinical courses. A variety of course formats include classroom, distance learning through web conferencing and print-based self-study courses. Teaching methods include lecture format, small group tutorials, self-directed activities and practical learning experiences in both laboratory and clinical practice settings.

Midwifery is an important component of women’s health care. Midwives’ expertise in the care of normal pregnancy and childbirth arises from their understanding of childbearing as a social, cultural and biological process and from their ability to competently exercise clinical skills and decision-making.
URL:Midwifery at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
Note: Students must obtain a minimum grade of 75% in each of the required courses.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status before applying to the Midwifery program

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 18, 2022