Master of Social Work (MSW)
The Master of Social Work program offers in-depth academic scholarship both in course content and in field placements. The program embraces a critical and anti-oppressive social justice approach to social work practice that includes a strong emphasis upon theoretical perspectives, social policy, professional values, research skills, practice methods and critical analysis. Elective courses focus on skill development in an area of special interest to the student. Students may also choose a thesis option for their MSW. The Department offers a distance-education option for this program.
Length of Program
- MSW - typical time to complete on campus is 1 year
- MSW - typical time to complete by distance is 3 years
Area of Focus
Theoretical perspectives, social policy, professional values, research skills, practice methods and critical analysis. Elective courses focus on skill development in an area of special interest to the student.
Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. For the complete MSW application process please visit Application Process on the Social Work website.
The application deadline for this program is December 1st.
SLWN (Social Work - Distance Education)
|Address:||School of Social Work
3201-1459 LeMarchant Street
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4R2
|Graduate Coordinator:||Dr. Catrina Brown
|Graduate Coordinator Tel:||902-494-7150|
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