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Midwifery is a self-regulating profession in Ontario. Midwives provide care for childbearing women and other pregnant people and their newborn babies from early pregnancy to six weeks postpartum.

Midwifery at Ryerson is a dynamic and innovative program with faculty engaged in active clinical practice, leading edge research, and professional leadership. 

The Midwifery Education Program at Ryerson offers a 4 year Full-Time BHSc Midwifery degree program. Part-Time options to complete the degree in 5-6 years are also available in addition to a 6 semester Post-Baccalaureate Program for Health Professionals with significant maternity care experience.

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Chris Sternberg
Christine Sternberg: AOM Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Toronto midwife Christine Sternberg is the winner of the AOM’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Chris has been a teaching midwife and clinical educator for more than 35 years. She is one of the founders and a senior practice partner of Riverdale Community Midwives, an instructor in the Midwifery Education Program (MEP) at Ryerson University for over 16 years, and was an early innovator of evidence-based medicine and client-centred care.

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Degree offered: Bachelor of Health Sciences BHSc (Midwifery)

Full-Time Program: 4 years

Part-Time Program: 5-6 years

Post-Baccalaureate Program: 2 years

Application deadline: February 1

Admissions Interviews for selected candidates: April 7 - April 9, 2016

Admissions: How to Apply

Apr 25 - Aug 18  Normal Childbearing Summer Placement (Final exam Aug 24)

May 2 - July 21  Complications and Consultation Placement (Final exam July 27)

Sept 6-Sept 11  Advanced Clinical Skills I

Sept 6 - Dec 1  Maternal & Newborn Pathology Placement (Final exam Dec 7)

Jan 2 - Apr 27, 2016  Normal Childbearing Placement (Final exam         May 3)

Jan 2 - Mar 30  Clerkship Placement (Final exam Apr 5 & 6)

April 26  Clerkship Exam Rewrite

Apr 24 - Aug 17  Normal Childbearing Summer Placement (Final exam Aug 23)

May 1 - July 20  Complications and Consultation Placement (Final exam July 26)