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Professional Faculties Building, Room 3256
Program number: 403.220.5942; 403.220.6208; 1.877.220.6945
Fax: 403.282.7269
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3-250, 10230 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB
T5J 4P6
Program number: 780.492.3888; 1.888.492.2083
Fax: 780.492.5774
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4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, AB
T1K 3M4
Program number: 403.329.2794
Fax: 403.329.2787
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Degrees and Specializations Offered

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Master of Social Work (MSW), thesis-based


  • Clinical Social Work Practice 
  • International and Community Development

Master of Social Work (MSW), course-based


  • Clinical Social Work Practice
  • International and Community Development
  • Leadership in the Human Services

Combined degree program: MBA/MSW, course-based
Applications to this program are suspended as of January 1, 2018.

Graduate Certificates in Social Work:

  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Social Work Practice
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Leadership in the Human Services
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate in International and Community Development

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and Diploma in Mental Health and Addictions (applications are not currently being accepted)