Bachelor's Degree - Faculty Of Health Scıences

General Information

The Midwifery Program started to accept undergraduate students in the 1997-1998 academic year within the part of Çukurova University Adana Health School. The program gave its first graduates at the undergraduate level in 2001. The Adana School of Health was transformed into the Faculty of Health Sciences in 2015. Since this date, the Midwifery Program continues its undergraduate education under the Faculty of Health Sciences. In the program, there is the possibility of transitioning to postgraduate education. Student admission to the Midwifery Department Master's Program in 2006 and to the Doctorate Program in 2020 to take place within the Institute of Health Sciences started and continues.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The Midwifery Program; has an education program to train a midwife with a bachelor's degree. The program includes compulsory courses in basic medical sciences, the midwifery profession, and general culture. In addition to the compulsory courses, there are elective courses in the training plans which offer students the chance to choose according to their own preferences.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff

Öğr. Gör. Ayseren ÇEVİK


Our aim is to train professional midwives who approach clients holistically; can plan, apply and evaluate necessary midwifery care protect, improve and develop maternal, newborn, family, and public health preconception, prenatal, natal and postnatal periods; can pursue the needs of individuals in accordance with family planning services; can fulfill their roles and responsibilities as a member of the multidisciplinary health team efficiently and effectively; can take part in education, management and research about midwifery; can take into account the principles of professional ethics.


Graduates in the near future; • Being a midwife in public/private health institutions/businesses at national and international levels as a health professional who has adopted his profession, • Taking part in policy-making units or working as a freelance midwife on issues related to their profession and mother-child health; • Working as a trainer, researcher, consultant, or manager, • It is aimed to get a graduate education and/or make a career as a lecturer at universities.

Specific Admission Requirements

Placement through a centralized national university placement examination. Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their exam scores.

Qualification Awarded

Bachelor degree

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

To be successful in this program, students are required to have a minimum of GPA of 2.00/4.00 and successfully complete all the courses.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of "Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee", which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview.


Students do compulsory internship for 20 working days at the University and Ministry of Health Hospitals.

Applied Course

Students practice in University and Health Ministry Hospitals and Family Health Center according to courses´ contents.

Work Placement

Practice in hospital, practice in community

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

There is Erasmus, Mevlana and Farabi exchange programme.

Employment Opportunities

Midwives can work in state and private sectors such as in hospitals of the Ministry of Health, Primary Health Services, private health centers and university hospitals