Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)

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Social Work (BSW)

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Program Information

School:Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Faculty:Social and Behavioural Sciences and Law
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:The NVIT Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) emphasizes the knowledge and skills relevant to both Indigenous and mainstream individuals, families and communities. The school is committed to the principles of social justice, community healing and change. Learners will increase knowledge and skills based on an Indigenous perspective and contemporary social work practice. Elders are a valued part of our program. Through classroom experience and critical analysis, learners are encouraged to design an ethical social work framework valuing diversity, equality, respect and the dignity and worth of all persons.

The NVIT BSW degree program is the only Indigenous-centred BSW program in British Columbia. Graduates of the program will have greater knowledge, skills and abilities to practice social work with diverse populations.
URL:Social Work (BSW) at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (Merritt Campus)
Length:2 Year(s)
Enrolment #:20
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service WorkersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      The BSW program admits approximately 50 learners into the two year program. Learners are admitted to the Bachelor Social Work program at year three and must have 60 credits of transferable coursework to enter the program. Learners with 54-57 credits may be considered.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on July 27, 2019