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Table 1 Overview of basic midwifery education programs in Ethiopia

From: How well does pre-service education prepare midwives for practice: competence assessment of midwifery students at the point of graduation in Ethiopia

Type of education program Qualification Duration Curriculum Entry requirement
Direct Entry TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) program Diploma 3 years Competency-based curriculum Successful completion of 10 years of education plus fulfilling entrance requirement for TVET set by the Ministry of Education
Post-basic TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) program Diploma 1 year Competency-based curriculum Successful completion of 3 years of diploma nursing education
University program Degree 4 years Subject-based curriculum Successful completion of 12 years of education plus fulfilling entrance requirement for higher education set by the Ministry of Education