Bow Valley College

Social Work

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Program Information

School:Bow Valley College
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:As a social worker, you will learn how to actively engage with others to help themselves. You will enhance the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. In addition to learning the skills for social work practice, you will develop a unique multicultural focus with intercultural values and knowledge. Learners registered in this program are required to write the Test of Workplace Essential Skills (TOWES) assessment in semester one.

If taken full-time, this program can be completed in two years, with four terms of study plus two practicum placements.
URL:Social Work at Bow Valley College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

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

  •  Grade12 English 
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
A current Police Information Check (PIC) with a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) must be submitted prior to practicum placements.

* 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 August 21, 2017