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Bachelor of Midwifery (B.Mid.)

4 years

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Program highlights

Work placement opportunity

Gain practical experience — complete clinical placements to experience relevant clinical settings including midwifery practices, labour-delivery hospital units and community organizations.

Get registered ― graduate ready to take the Canadian Midwifery Registration Examination (CMRE). Successful completion of the CMRE is one of the eligibility requirements to register as a midwife in Canada.

Create personal and professional connections — build a lifelong network by working closely with practicing midwives and Mount Royal faculty.

In Alberta’s only Bachelor of Midwifery degree program, students work with faculty and practicing midwives to blend theory with practice while providing care to childbearing people and their families.

This degree prepares students to become a primary-care provider in the growing field of midwifery. Graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Midwifery Registration Examination (CMRE) and become registered midwives.

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Career possibilities

  • Registered midwife (independent, team or hospital-based)
  • Midwifery or health educator*
  • Midwifery or health researcher/scholar*
  • Midwifery administrator*

* additional education, experience and/or training required

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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