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Bachelor of Social Work
Grant MacEwan Universitywww.macewan.ca
Program Type Bachelor's
Credential Type Degree
Length 4 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Categories of Admission
Applicants may be admitted through the following:
- Regular Admission
In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:
- English Language Proficiency
- Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must:!span>
- a) have completed MacEwan University’s Social Work Diploma (or equivalent) with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2. 5 on a 4.0 scale.
b) have completed 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
- Six credits of university-level course work from anthropology, political science, psychology or sociology
- SOWK 240: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare (or equivalent) with a minimum grade of C-
Additional Admission Criteria
1. English Language Proficiency
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.!span>
All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as one of the following:!span>
- High school transcripts!span>
- Post-secondary transcripts !span>
- Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation!span>
Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at www.macewan.ca/elp.!span>
2. Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Program.!span>
Applicants are required to submit the following to be assessed by faculty from the School of Social Work:
- Personal/professional profile and essay
- Evidence of a minimum 70 hours social service volunteer or work experience within the last two years
- 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.
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Updated June 12, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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