Bow Valley College

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Social Work Diploma

Bow Valley College

Faculty:School of Community Studies
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Social Work
Length:24 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $15,572

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Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers


The two-year Social Work Diploma program at Bow Valley College will provide learners with comprehensive knowledge and preparation for a career in social work practice, and incorporates a unique multicultural focus enabling graduates to support a diverse clientele. This program is committed to the promotion of social justice, and prepares learners to apply the basic fundamentals of social work practice with individuals, families, groups, and communities. In addition to social work foundations, learners develop intercultural values and knowledge, advocacy skills, and self-reflection. Social Work Diploma graduates work in non-profit and private agencies, including community-based organizations, schools, addiction services, residential settings, senior care facilities, and government organizations.


Additional Admission Requirements:
    A current Police Information Check (PIC) with a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) must be submitted prior to practicum placements.

    * 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 November 14, 2022