BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK
Type: BACHELOR'S DEGREE (ADVANCED STANDING)
Length: THREE YEARS
Partner: RYERSON UNIVERSITY
Delivery: INTENSIVE – Students attend week-long sessions every 3 to 6 weeks*
Next Intake: TBD
*subject to change
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree is of great value in today's competitive job market.
Delivered in partnership with Ryerson University, the BSW program prepares you for a wide range of careers in the field of social work: family service agencies, children's aid societies, general and psychiatric hospitals, school boards, correctional facilities, social service agencies, federal and provincial departments or private practice.
The program covers social work research and practice, and includes training in the field with opportunities to explore areas of special interest through electives and professionally-related courses. This unique program develops social workers who embody self-determination, cultural preservation and holistic healing in Indigenous communities.
The Bachelor of Social Work is one of the only bachelor's degrees that requires an internship or field placement, which will give you the practical experience necessary to kick-start your career.
Upper year study will consist of four placement sessions plus unpaid, supervised, placement at a different agency than where students are currently working, which entails completing 504 additional hours in this placement.
Through this experience, you will gain valuable skills and insight that will help you understand the diverse roles, settings, and responsibilities of the social work profession.
Click here for a list of BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK COURSES
Students with the following qualifications will be considered for admission to the Advanced Standing Program (in third year):
1. Holders of a baccalaureate degree in the humanities or social sciences (B average preferred) from a Canadian University (or equivalent), OR
2. Holders of a Diploma in Social Services or Human Services Counsellor from a Canadian College of Applied Arts and Technology (CAAT), who have at least a “B” grade average,
AND BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING:
Successful completion of the two (2) non-credit prerequisites listed, with at least a “B” level grade.
At least two (2) years of paid experience in the social service field or 3,500 hours of relevant life experience. For more information on the documentation of the life experience option, please click here.
The equal consideration date for applications to the Bachelor of Social Work delivered in partnership with Ryerson University was February 1, 2020. Applications will officially close March 6, 2020. Applications will no longer be accepted after this point.
For more information contact our Recruitment Office at 1.800.267.0637, ext. 156 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org