Toronto Metropolitan University

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Social Work (Advanced Standing to Third Year - Part Time)

Toronto Metropolitan University

Faculty:Faculty of Community Services
Field of Study:Social Work
Course Based:Yes
Enrolment #:171
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers


Social workers strive to advance social justice and equity for individuals, families, groups and communities. This program includes 840 hours of field experience through placements at local or international organizations and opportunities to work on community projects. You’ll learn how processes of marginalization and oppression shape people’s experiences and access to resources, power, and social and health services, and be ready to contribute to transforming practice by promoting social justice upon graduation.


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

    Consideration for admission to the program will be given to applicants who have the following qualifications; A and C or B and C:

    A. Holders of a baccalaureate degree in the humanities or social sciences from a Canadian university (or equivalent), who have at least (2) years accumulated, paid, full-time equivalent, relevant work experience in the social services field. OR B. Holders of a Social Service Worker or Human Service(s) Counsellor Diploma (or any diploma from a public Canadian college that is eligible for registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, external link), who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 ('B') or higher, plus at least two (2) years accumulated, paid, full-time equivalent, relevant work experience in the social services field. AND C. Completion of a prerequisite course, CVSW15A/B Foundations of Social Work II with at least a 'B' level grade.

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

    * 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 March 28, 2023