Social Work Admission Requirements for Canadian Universities
Prequisites and other admission requirements to become accepted to an undergraduate degree, certificate or program in Social Work.
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Prerequisites Needed to Study Social Work in Canada
Certificates and diplomas in social services are available at many community colleges in Canada. To be admitted, students must have completed high school with at least a C average. Due to the nature of the programs, students may be subject to a criminal record check.
Most large schools in Canada have a School or Faculty of Social Work, and offer both undergraduate (BSW) and post-graduate (MSW, PhD) programs in social work. To be admitted to a BSW program, students must have completed high school with English, with at least a B- average. A diploma in social work is also acceptable. A background in social or human services (volunteering, summer work, etc) is considered an asset. Due to the nature of the program, students may be subject to a criminal record check and must demonstrate ethical behavior (eg. no substance abuse, mental illness, etc).
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Graduate Social Work Admission Requirements
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