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Bachelor of Social Work

Grant MacEwan University

Grant MacEwan University

www.macewan.ca
MacEwan University's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program is designed to prepare competent social work professionals who can work effectively with individuals, families, organizations and community groups. The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) requires the completion of 120 credits. For entry into the BSW, students must have completed an approved Social Work diploma (minimum of 60 credits) or have successfully completed a minimum of 60 credits from a university liberal arts program. The BSW program requires completion of an additional 60 credits of social work courses, arts and science courses, and field practice. BSW graduates are better prepared to deal effectively with increasingly complex social work challenges in a wide range of health/mental health, child and family, community and human service settings.
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10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2P2, Canada

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  • Program Type Bachelors
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

CATEGORIES OF ADMISSION
Applicants may be admitted through the following:

  1. Regular Admission

In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:

  • English Language Proficiency
  • Other Admission Criteria

Regular Admission
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have completed:

1. MacEwan University’s Social Work Diploma (or equivalent) with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

OR

2. 60 university-level credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, and must have completed the following courses:

  • Three credits of university-level English
  • SOWK 240: Introduction to Social Work And Social Welfare (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C-

ADDITIONAL ADMISSION CRITERIA

English Language Proficiency
English Language Proficiency will be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.

All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as one of the following:

  • High school transcripts
  • Post-secondary transcripts
  • Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation

Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at www.macewan.ca/elp.

Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Program, applicants are required to submit the following to be assessed by faculty from the School of Social Work:

  1. Resume
  2. Personal/professional profile and essay
  3. Evidence of a minimum 70 hours social service volunteer or work experience within the last two years
  4. Two letters of reference:
  • Social Work diploma applicants: one reference from the Social Work program, and one reference from the applicant’s most recent field placement agency supervisor or employer if working in the social work field.
  • All other applicants: one reference from a social service volunteer or work experience, and one academic reference (preferred) or a general reference if it is not possible to provide an academic reference.

Applicants offered admission are required to submit the following:

  • A clear Police Information Check (or equivalent from another policing agency) that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search. The Police Information Check must be submitted by the published document deadline and have been issued within three months of the start of the program intake term.
  • An Alberta Intervention Record Check (or equivalent from another province/territory). The Intervention Record Check must be submitted by the published document deadline.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated August 23, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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