St. Lawrence College

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Social Service Worker (Fast-Track)

St. Lawrence College

Faculty:Kingston campus
Field of Study:Social Work
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,480
International: $25,279
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers


The Social Service Worker Fast-Track program gives you the opportunity to learn to work with many different populations of people, such as those with mental health problems, addiction problems, seniors who require extra support, children with behaviour problems, women who have been abused, people who live in poverty and/or are homeless, and adolescents who live in group homes. This program helps you determine which population of people you would like to focus on in your career. Unique program features:

  • Two field placements
  • Professors with experience in the field
  • Relevant classes emphasizing active learning, skill-based learning, hands-on activities, practical assignments
  • Graduates are eligible to join the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and use the title "Registered Social Service Worker"

This program is open to students with a university degree in the Social Sciences who want to pursue the practical skills needed to work in the social service field.

This program is not open to International students.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences (e.g. Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, etc.).
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 55] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    * 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 29, 2022