Social Work (MSW)

Social Work (MSW)

Master degree
18 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$100
Full-time, Part-time
Intakes: September, April
International tuition: CA$30,399
Domestic tuition: CA$12,438

Program overview

Build on your knowledge and experience in direct or indirect social work practice and social welfare analysis, reflecting the interests, resources, population, and social conditions of Northern Ontario. Complete the program with a combination of coursework and a 450-hour placement or a thesis project.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Enrolment is limited. 1 submit the online application. The following documents will be required in order to complete an application: Documents: Three Reference Forms Applicant essay (to be uploaded via MyLaurentian) Curriculum Vitae/Resume (to be uploaded via MyLaurentian) Official Academic Transcript(s) from all post secondary studies Step 2. Once the Admissions Office receives all information and the application is deemed complete, the application will be forwarded to the department. An Admissions Committee meets to review the applications. Step 3. The Admissions Committee will review all applications on file and make a decision regarding the suitability of each applicant. Step 4: If approved for admission, the Office of Admissions will send the student an Offer of Admission via MyLaurentian.

Career opportunities

Work in schools, hospitals, mental health agencies, with children and youth, in addiction treatment, crisis intervention, and violence against women programs, and in the areas of community development, social policy, corrections, disability services, and gerontology. Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Many of these careers can be found in the public and private sector.