Frequently Asked Questions

What is a midwife?
What are the financial implications of the program?
Is practical experience available throughout the program?
Will having a nursing background help my chances of getting into the program?
What if I go to the US or UK to train as a midwife and then return to Canada?
What is the likelihood of getting a position upon completion of the program?
What is the earning potential for a midwife in Ontario?
How do midwives in Ontario work?
I've never attended a birth; does this reduce my chances of getting into the program?
How does midwifery affect one's lifestyle?
Is there a part-time program available at McMaster?
Is there an accelerated program available at McMaster?
Is there a January intake?
How many Midwifery Applications do we receive?
What is the average Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for successful applications?
How many applicants receive an interview?
How is my Post-Secondary Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) calculated?
Do you accept high school graduates?
If I cannot present the minimum required grades for the High School Biology, Chemistry, and English prerequisites, how can I achieve them after high school?
Am I eligible to apply as a permanent resident?
Am I eligible to apply as an international student?
Is Nursing or any other health professional degree required to apply?
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