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Indigenous Bachelor of Social Work
Yellowhead Tribal College Edmontonytced.ab.ca
As a member of the First Nations Adult and Higher Education Consortium (FNAHEC), Yellowhead Tribal College plans to deliver an Indigenous Bachelor of Social Work degree that applies Indigenous knowledge and pedagogies to social work practice. Graduates of this program qualify for employment in all areas of social work provincially, nationally, and internationally.
Mode of Delivery
The YTC IBSW program is a full-time program delivered through the learning circle model. Courses will be delivered Friday evenings from 5 pm - 9 pm and all day Saturdays from 8 am - 5 pm. This mode of delivery will allow both employed and full-time funded students to complete the program.
Program Type Bachelor's
Credential Type Degree
Length 4 Years
2 years (3rd and 4th year of IBSW degree)
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Only
- Applicants will possess an accredited diploma in Social Work; a diploma in Indigenous Social Work is preferred. Applicants with a non-Indigenous Social Work DIploma must have a strong Indigenous foundation in their practice, or have undertaken other non-social work courses or degrees.
- Confirmation of English 30-1 or equivalent course and final mark at least 65%
- Verification of 100 hours of volunteer or work experience in human service setting within the previous four years
Because the Indigenous Bachelor of Social Work is cohort-based, we admit a group of students only once every two years.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $8,460.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,600.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,200.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid 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.
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Updated February 24, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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