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Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Advanced Social Work Practice

University of Calgary

University of Calgary

www.ucalgary.ca
Social workers often work in multidisciplinary or administrative teams and help other professionals to include the person-in-environment perspective in health and welfare services. Social workers also work for community-funded services to improve social well-being for client groups or engage in community development activities such as advocacy, planning and community economic development to advance social justice and fairness for all people. Other practice opportunities can be found in health care, long-term care, home support, corrections and hospital settings
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2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada

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  • Program Type Post-Baccalaureate
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Admission Requirements, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. A Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited/recognized institution.
  2. A minimum GPA of 3.00 (on the University of Calgary four-point system). This is based on the last two years of the undergraduate degree consisting of a minimum of 60 units (10 full-course equivalents).
  3. The equivalent of two years of full-time paid or volunteer work in the human services field.
  4. A study plan outlining the applicant's educational goals and career expectations.
  5. For applicants required to provide proof of proficiency in English: a minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper-based) or 97 (Internet-based test); or IELTS score of 7.0; or MELAB score of 83; or Tier III of the International Foundations Program with a minimum grade of "B" on Academic Writing & Grammar III, "B" on Reading Comprehension & Proficiency III, and "B" on Listening Comprehension & Oral Fluency III.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2018/08/01 to 2019/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,000.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,402.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,854.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

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 22, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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