Skip to navigation Skip to content


Midwives in the Philippines are the “Frontline Health Workers” of the Community. They are the first contact of many women within the Formal Health Care System. The role of Midwives has been expanded to address the basic health services needs of mother and their children. Midwifery Education must be able to respond to those needs by producing midwives who have up-to-date knowledge & skills and appropriate attitude necessary to render Midwifery services with competency and education.

Diploma in Midwifery is a two-year program consisting of general education and professional courses which prepare students for entry-level midwifery competencies. This 2-year direct entry program includes Clinical Practicum in Foundations of Midwifery, Normal Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn, Introduction to High-Risk Obstetrics, Basic Care of Infants and Feeding, Basic Family Planning, Primary Health Care and Midwifery Ethics, Law and Practice. Graduates of the program are qualified to take the government licensure examination.

Career Opportunities:

• Staff midwife
• Domiciliary Midwife
• Rural Health Midwife
• Clinical Instructor



This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.