Making a World of Difference

Why UCalgary Social Work?

Learning options across Alberta

We offer undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities from our campus locations across Alberta, including Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge. 

Online and in-person learning

Our distance learning, in-class, and blended programs are offered through a variety of flexible platforms to suit every learning style.

Diverse MSW Specializations

We offer MSW specializations that are unique in Canada:

  • International and Community Development
  • Leadership in the Human Services
  • Clinical Social Work Practice

A reputation for quality & innovation

We are one of Canada's largest social work schools, consistently ranked among the top 15 research social work schools in North America.

Latest News


Class of 2020: While the world was shutting down, social work grad was opening possibilities

Emily Tetrault encourages students to find a way to make their dreams happen, even if it hasn't been done before...

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Class of 2020: COVID-19 couldn’t shake social work grad’s determination to make a difference

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Leveraging data for your career, practice and organization

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Recent social work grad wins national essay competition

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Upcoming events


Anti Black Racism Task Force Will Present Faculty Action Plan on Dec. 4

We are committed to ending racism in all its forms. In the spring we created a task force to address anti-Black Racism, which has been meeting since July 2020. On December 4,  at noon, the Task Force will be presenting the Faculty of Social Work Anti-Black Racism Action Plan. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.