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 Social Work
SchoolLakehead University - Orillia
LocationOrillia, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 1,277
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70% to 100%
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesCompletion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD); A minimum of 6 Grade 12U or M courses, or equivalent, including program specific pre-requisite courses; A minimum 70%* overall final average. Gr. 12 U English; 5 additional Gr. 12 U or M credits.
National: $7,294

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
DescriptionSocial Work is a dynamic and growing profession that provides vital services to individuals, groups, families and communities that enhance well-being and facilitate positive change. Social Workers believe in the dignity and worth of each human being and the potential of all persons for continued growth and development throughout their life span. The profession of Social Work encompasses a large spectrum of roles that include advocating for social justice, providing counseling and support services and developing social policies to assist marginalized populations. Social Workers assist clients with accessing resources and strengthening personal coping skills, while addressing larger socio-political-economic issues. Our program is fully accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE) and provides students with an opportunity to learn the necessary knowledge and skills to begin a career as a professional social worker. We are committed to you -- our students -- through the use of small classes, innovative teaching methods and outstanding placement settings.
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