Vancouver Island University

Social Work

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Health / Nanaimo
Degree:Bachelor; Online
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Provides social work education that addresses local, national and global needs. Offers specialization in Child Welfare.
URL:Social Work at Vancouver Island University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $14,779
International: $17,419
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersRehabilitation Teachers

Admission Requirements


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

    60 credits of post-secondary courses including: VIU Degree English Requirements min. C+; 6 credits of SOCW 200A, SOCW 200B min. B-; 24 credits of Arts & Humanities and/or Social Science courses. 24 credits of other post-secondary courses not including Social Services/Social Work courses. Min. avg GPA of 2.33 (C+) on the 48 required credits. Personal Profile. Resume. Evidence of 100 hours work experience (paid and/or volunteer) in a community and/or clinical setting. Interview may be required.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applicants must submit a Personal Profile including the applicant's reasons for pursuing a social work degree that includes personal suitability for the profession of Social Work as well as personal strengths and challenges; evidence of 100 hours work experience (paid and/or volunteer) in a community and/or clinical setting. An interview may be required.

      * 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 December 13, 2019

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