What Is Midwifery ?

Midwifery, also known as obstetrics, is the health science and the health profession that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period (including care of the newborn), besides sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. In many countries, midwifery is a medical profession (special for its independent and direct specialized education; should not be confused with a medical specialty), which depends on a previous general training. A professional in midwifery is known as a midwife.


To produce a competent midwife with universal love and concern to new born care and cautiously assist mothers in their normal pregnancy, labor, delivery and puerperium with the utilization of the utmost knowledge and skills efficient to the global midwifery practice through a responsible and safe motherhood.


To produce graduates who are efficient to differentiate normal from abnormal pregnancy based on prenatal check-up and to provide sound advice/ referral to the appropriate health care authority. Efficiently handle normal deliveries of the newborn with the utmost care of the parturient. Delicately handle and provide newborn care and be able to identify abnormalities with sufficient knowledge and skills of the referral system.


  1. Knowledge and application of the related health science and medical foundations to the philosophy and theory-base of the profession; and excellent academic and licensure performance;
  2. Sound clinical-reasoning skills;
  3. Scientific, analytical, and investigative research skills and research process;

What Are we Proud Of ?

We are the first University in Region IV to be granted permission to offer a 4-year Bachelor of Science in Midwifery program.