Red Deer Polytechnic

Social Work

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Program Information

School:Red Deer Polytechnic
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Students may apply for the program on a full or part-time basis, application requirements and the application process are the same for each stream. Program planning will take place with students during the registration process.

The mission of the Social Work Diploma Program at RDP is to graduate ethical and compassionate social workers committed to anti-oppressive practice and social justice.
URL:Social Work at Red Deer Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,778
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Social Studies 
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have their High School Diploma with no mark below 50% in: ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2 and Social Studies 30 or as a Mature Student.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 October 26, 2021