University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Social Work

University of Windsor - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Social Work
Field of Study:Social Work
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,070
National: $4,070
International: $8,900

Costs represent fees per term.

Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers


The School of Social Work at the University of Windsor is a dynamic and progressive leader in social work education. The School’s faculty engage in original, cutting-edge research aimed at advancing scholarly
knowledge in a number of critically important social areas including: health, community capacity building, mental health, gerontology, poverty reduction and child welfare. The school‘s location on an international border is geographically unique, creating research and leadership opportunities within a broad North American context. Students interested in a research based doctoral program will find a supportive learning-centred faculty dedicated to research and teaching excellence that challenges students to not only maximize their potential and become situated at the forefront of professional social work. We are committed to partnerships and the advancement of knowledge for the betterment of society. The PhD program in Social Work prepares social work degree holders from an accredited program for leadership roles in academia, research, practice, social policy, and administration.


Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
Application Notes : All applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English to be considered for admission. GRE is strongly recommended for students who are graduates of universities outside of Canada.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants are required to submit: a Statement of Interest, a curriculum vitae demonstrating experience in Social Work, a sample of professional or academic writing, three letters of reference, a Policy Statement, and a Research Proposal.

* 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 April 25, 2023