Making a World of Difference

Welcome to social work

Social Work is the world's fastest growing profession. If you're looking for a fulfilling career, this may be the faculty for you. We offer a range of programs, including distance and in-class learning from our campuses across Alberta. We're the largest social work school in Canada, consistently ranked among the top 15 research social work schools in North America.

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Yahya El-Lahib: Calling Out Racism & State Terrorism

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In the News: The National Post

Hieu Van Ngo: Addressing Racism In our Schools

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Let's talk about reimagining better policing that reflects racial communities

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Study gathers best practices to support children's mental health in China and Canada

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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.

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