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Social Work (MSW/JD)

University of Windsor, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 12,418

Course Accredited By

OUCQA

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

This is a Research based Program.

At Windsor Law, you will get a challenging, well-rounded legal education focused on both professional and personal development. We expect our students to not only master the intricacies of the law, but to use their knowledge to actively advocate for social and legal justice in Canada and around the world.

  • Our two themes – Access to Justice and Transnational Legal Issues – permeate all that we do. They are evident in our admission policy, our curriculum, our commitment to experiential learning and our research.
  • The mission of the School of Social Work is to promote social justice through quality professional education, advocacy, community partnerships, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.
  • The School's understanding of social justice and its mandate in social work education finds its roots in them profession’s historical commitment to serve the interests of oppressed and vulnerable populations and a set of fundamental values stated in the profession's Code of Ethics.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall 2020:

  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - BSW graduates: May 1, 2020
  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - non-BSW graduates: May 1, 2020

Deadline for Winter 2021:

  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - BSW graduates: September 1, 2020
  • Deadline for Summer 2021:
  • M.S.W for BSW graduates: November 6, 2020

Deadline for Fall 2021:

  • M.S.W/J.D.: November 1, 2020
  • M.S.W for non-BSW graduates: January 15, 2021
  • PhD: January 22, 2021
  • M.S.W for Working Professionals - non-BSW graduates: May 1, 2021
  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field
  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT-100
  • Minimum IELTS: 7.0
  • Minimum Pearson: 68
  • Minimum CELBAN: Writing 7, Speaking 8, Listening 10, Reading 8

Additional Requirements

  • MSW programs: Two Referee Assessment Forms, resume and personal statement. Please review the School of Social Work website for additional requirements. GRE or MAT is recommended for graduates of universities outside of Canada and the USA, and for any applicants with a grade point average below the required 73%.
  • MSW/JD program: Two Referee Assessment Forms, resume and personal statement. Please review the School of Social Work website for additional requirements. GRE or MAT is recommended for graduates of universities outside of Canada and the USA, and for any applicants with a grade point average below the required 73%. More information on the M.S.W./J.D application process.​
    PhD:
  • Statement of Interest
  • A curriculum vitae demonstrating experience in Social Work
  • A sample of professional or academic writing

Three letters of reference

  • Policy Statement
  • Research Proposal
  • GRE is strongly recommended for students who are graduates of universities outside of Canada

SOCIAL WORK COURSES

  • SWRK-8503. Comprehensive Social Policy Analysis
  • SWRK-8504. Communication Skills in Social Work Practice
  • SWRK-8523. Challenges in Human Behaviour
  • SWRK-8531. Social Work Practice with Individuals
  • SWRK-8532. Social Work Practice with Groups
  • SWRK-8533. Social Work Practice with Families
  • SWRK-8534. Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
  • SWRK-8547. Social Work Research: Practice Evaluation
  • SWRK-8550. Social Work Values, Ethics and Anti-Oppressive Practice
  • SWRK-8570. Field Integration Seminar
  • SWRK-8571. Master of Social Work Foundation Year Practicum
  • SWRK-8610. Advanced Direct Social Work Practice
  • SWRK-8611. Advanced Indirect Social Work Practice
  • SWRK-8621. Social Justice and Social Change
  • SWRK-8622. Advanced Social Policy Analysis and Development
  • SWRK-8625. Law and Social Work: Advanced Practice Research Methods and Policy Analysis
  • SWRK-8626. Advanced Seminar in the Theory and Practice of Social Work and the Law
  • SWRK-8640. Program Design and Evaluation
  • SWRK-8680. Advanced Internship Seminar
  • SWRK-8681. Advanced Practice Internship
  • SWRK-8970.Thesis
  • SWRK-9720. Epistemology and Philosophy of Science in Social Work
  • SWRK-9730. History and Theory in Social Work
  • SWRK-9740. Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research
  • SWRK-9741. Qualitative Data Analysis
  • SWRK-9743. Quantitative Methods in Social Work Research
  • SWRK-9744. Quantitative Data Analysis
  • SWRK-9795. Dissertation Seminar
  • SWRK-9980. Dissertation Research
     
  • Program Type: Graduate
  • Major or Degree: Master of Social Work
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total $ 10984.01
  • Base Tuition $ 3081.75 Assessed each term

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