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Program Information

School:Keyano College
Faculty:Human & Community Service
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:This two-year, full-time Social Work diploma program will equip students with the social work competencies required to enter the work force as beginning social work practitioners. Completion of the program will prepare and enable students to continue their education in a Bachelor of Social Work program at various Universities, including the University of Calgary’s Bachelor of Social Work degree program and its Learning Circle BSW program.

This program is approved by Alberta Advanced Education and Technology and is in a candidacy status with the Alberta College of Social Work.
URL:Social Work at Keyano College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,258
National: $4,258
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants to this program must possess an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with a mark of 50% in English 30-1. Mature Applicants, (students who are 21 years or older), must meet the following criteria with or without a completed high school diploma: (1) have been out of school for at least three consecutive years; AND (2) have completed English 30-1 with 50% or equivalent.

Application Notes : Applicants whose first language is not English must complete an English Language Testing Requirement, as outlined in the specific program requirements. Please see website for more information on which tests are admissible for this particular program. All applicants will be asked to complete a pre-entry interview with the Chair of Human Services. Applicants will be asked to provide a current character reference from an employer, Band or Mtis agency or leadership, elder, teacher, government official, or other approved source.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Prior to the beginning of the program, prospective students must submit a Child Welfare and Police Information Check dated no earlier than July 1, and complete a program applicant information package.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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