Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Indigenous Social Work (HBSW)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Health
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Social Work
Description:This accredited degree offers the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to work effectively with Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities. Develop and increase your knowledge and skills to work with First Nations peoples and all communities with two field education placements.

Learn about Anishnaabe traditional teachings, theories and practices from Indigenous faculty and staff and endorsed by the School of Indigenous Relations.
URL:Indigenous Social Work (HBSW) at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,602

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersRehabilitation Teachers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: 1 grade 12 English U/M course, 5 other grade 12 U/M courses, and a minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission to Indigenous Social Work is based upon overall admission requirements, and not solely on grade averages. In addition to meeting the courses requirement, applicants must complete the program acceptance form and return it in order to complete the application process.

    * 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 April 15, 2019