Seneca College

Social Service Worker - (Accelerated)

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:The Social Service Worker program provides you with the knowledge and skills required to make a meaningful contribution in the human service field. You will be challenged to examine your own beliefs and values, develop interpersonal communication skills, and promote social justice, human dignity and equality. Your success in this program will be measured by both your ability to grow and change, and your academic performance. Upon graduation, you will have a deep understanding of social justice and anti– oppression principles. You will also possess a comprehensive set of human service skills which are transferable to a wide range of settings. You will benefit from group interaction, as well as independent problem– solving and research. Your experiences will include a variety of classroom, seminar and experiential modalities that integrate field placement experience with theoretical knowledge. You will have the opportunity to explore roles in community, health, education, and institutional environments. Field work will allow you to experience the industry and better prepare for employment. The accelerated program is demanding and requires students with good academic, time management, and interpersonal skills.

This is an accelerated program for those who have completed a three–year degree or diploma. This program consists of a 7–week intensive summer semester (Semester 1) starting in early May each year, followed by a regular academic year commencing the day after Labour Day and concluding in mid April (Semesters 2 and 3).
URL:Social Service Worker - (Accelerated) at Seneca College
Length:35 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,169
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community 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.
    Program Eligibility:

    - A recognized Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from an accredited institution. Under special circumstances, graduates from other related program areas may be considered.
    - Academic equivalents for four social service or general education related credits and College English.
    - Students with credentials from a foreign institution must be evaluated course by course through WES or ICAS.
    - English proficiency at the post-secondary level.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

    * 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 August 04, 2018