Master of Social Work
The Faculty offers a Master's program accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education leading to the MSW degree. The objective of the MSW program is to prepare students for advanced professional practice in social work. The Faculty of Social Work offers MSW programs in Calgary, Edmonton, and Lethbridge. In all locations, students choose between the course-based or the thesis-based route. The program is available for both BSW graduates and graduates from others disciplines in Calgary and Edmonton, and for BSW graduates in Lethbridge.
More details about the MSW program may be found in the Faculty of Graduate Studies Calendar at grad.ucalgary.ca.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social Work
The PhD program offers a research-based degree and is intended to produce highly qualified social work researchers and teachers. The Faculty of Social Work operates from campuses in Calgary, Edmonton, and Lethbridge. Please check the faculty’s website to determine the program location for the year that you apply.
For further information please consult the Faculty of Graduate Studies Calendar at grad.ucalgary.ca.
Applications to this program are suspended until 2023.
Graduate Certificates in Social Work
Graduate Certificates in Social Work serve as stand-alone credentials for practicing social workers who seek formal professional development opportunities in their field, or provide practicing social workers a flexible option to pursue the MSW degree.
More information about Graduate Certificates can be found in the Faculty of Graduate Studies Calendar at grad.ucalgary.ca.
Graduate Certificate and Diploma
A Graduate Certificate and Diploma in Mental Health and Addictions is offered in Calgary. Information about this program can be obtained from the Student Services Office in the Faculty of Social Work or from the Faculty’s website at fsw.ucalgary.ca/. Applications to the Graduate Certificate and Diploma are not being accepted for Fall 2020.