University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Social Work – Indigenous Knowledges (MSW)

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:The Faculty of Social work at UM developed the Master of Social work based in Indigenous Knowledges to address the need for a social work program that is directly relevant to Indigenous peoples, communities, perspectives and practices.
URL:Social Work – Indigenous Knowledges (MSW) at University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Managers in Social, Community and Correctional ServicesSocial WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A Bachelor of Social Work degree or other 4-year undergraduate degree (by June 30 of the application year) from an accredited university recognized by the University of Manitoba with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (B) in the last 60 credit hours of university study.

    If you have taken courses subsequent to the degree as a Special Student and/or Occasional Student and/or in a subsequent degree or a Pre-Master program, they will be calculated into the GPA as part of the last 60 credit hours.

    Applicants who self-identify as members of one or more of the Educational Equity priority groups and who possess a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 will be reviewed for special consideration. Applicants with adjusted GPAs below 2.5 will not be considered.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience
    Relevant social work experience in Indigenous communities and/or with Indigenous peoples (paid or volunteer).

    * 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 12, 2022