As a primary caregiver, provide clients with the knowledge, comfort and care required through their pregnancy.


Staring in the 2018 admissions cycle, applicants may now apply to more than one of the Ontario Midwifery Education Program sites (applicants may apply to one, two or all three sites). Please note that admission criteria and processes vary at the different sites, and the information on this page refers only to the Laurentian University Midwifery Education Program.


Gain the knowledge and skills needed to guide pregnant clients when making decisions about their care.

Small class sizes, diverse range of student experiences, and a strong sense of student community contribute to student success.

Get hands-on experience through placements with a midwife and other health professionals, organizations, and institutions. Stay connected with internet classrooms in small tutorial groups while in placements to continue your theoretical learning.

Solidify knowledge and skills through a practical learning environment and during the on-site two, one-week intensive training sessions the third year of study. Opportunity to hear from guest-speakers and certification reunite face to face. The third year begins and ends on campus where students build on clinical skills and knowledge.

Graduates are eligible for registration as a midwife with the College of Midwives of Ontario, in addition to other colleges across Canada, upon successful completion of the Canadian Midwifery Registration exam.

After graduation, gain experience and a salary during your “new registrant’s year” with a full caseload of clients and the support and guidance of professionals.

Key Features

Upon successful completion of the program, register with the College of Midwives of Ontario.
Benefit from small class sizes, a sense of community, work placements, and a high quality clinical environment.
Become a professional in the health care field and be an advocate for women’s active participation in their pre- and post-natal care.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Midwife

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