Changing the world, one social worker at a time...

The McGill School of Social Work prepares professionals to make contributions that make a difference in Montreal, across Canada, and around the world. 

 

School of Social Work

The School provides world-class social work education, generates leading research, and strives for social justice in the community, Canada, and internationally. 

Our emphasis is on critical thinking, clinical practice, community development, advocacy, policy and research, in order to help vulnerable and disadvantaged people and to promote social justice.

Programs

Bachelor of Social Work 

The BSW program prepares students for generalist social work practice. This 90-credit undergraduate program includes academic coursework and practical field placements.  

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Qualifying Year for direct entry into the MSW Non-Thesis Program

The Qualifying Year prepares students who have an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than social work for entry into the MSW Non-Thesis Program. 

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Master of Social Work

The MSW Program allows students to pursue advanced social work study and practice. Students can choose the Non-Thesis option to focus on practice experience, or the Thesis option to focus on research.  

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Master of Science (Applied) in Couple and Family Therapy  

The MScA Program in Couple and Family Therapy gives students the opportunity to advance their practice within the academic and research context of McGill University, along with the clinical expertise of the Department of Psychiatry at the Jewish General Hospital.  

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Ph.D. Program

This program provides an opportunity for students to pursue advanced scholarship in social work theory and practice, as well as generate transformative knowledge in the field of social work. Working closely with faculty supervisors, students will have opportunities to conduct research, teach, and pursue a variety of professional development programs. 

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Undergraduate Program

The Bachelor of Social Work will prepare you to make a difference. 

Graduate Programs

The School offers dynamic M.S.W. and Ph.D. programs.