Master of Social Work (MSW)

Admission Requirements


The MSW program at UNBC is fully accredited and was granted the maximum eight-year re-accreditation by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE), in June 2018. CASWE is a voluntary, national, non-profit association of university faculties, schools or departments that offer professional education in social work at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels.

Entry Routes

There are two entry routes into the MSW at UNBC:

  1. MSW: Entry from a CASWE-accredited BSW leads into the Advanced Year of the MSW Program.
  2. MSW Foundation Year: Entry from a Bachelor degree in a related area and two years (24 months full-time equivalent) human service experience. Entry at this level begins with an MSW Foundation Year of studies.

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