Social worker's unique skills put them in demand in a wide range of organizations - especially those with a human services focus. Social workers are also in demand. According to the International Federation of Social Workers, social work is one of the world's fastest growing professions. The Government of Canada estimates that more than 27,000 social workers will be needed between now and 2028.
Is a BSW the right fit for you?
Class of 2019 BSW graduate on the importance of social work and what to expect.
Our nationally-accredited undergraduate program equips you with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level professional social work practice. This includes, but is not limited to, jobs within:
community development activities
child welfare services
institutional health care
long term care centres
settlement support, and
If you meet the criteria and are interested in international social work, you may have the opportunity for international practicum exchanges.
Our graduates meet the academic requirements for professional registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW). You can use practicum hours against the supervised hours required for registration with the ACSW but you may need to complete additional supervised hours.