The School of Social Work (SSW) brings together classroom learning and practicum experience. Renison offers two post-degree programs: a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and a Master of Social Work (MSW).

pathway to social work 

Step 1: BA

Study Social Development Studies (SDS) and graduate with a three-year general or four-year honours Bachelor of Arts degree. 


Step 2: BSW

Apply to our 10-month BSW degree and get practial experience while you study.


Step 3: MSW

Apply to our one-year online MSW program and add a third degree to broaden your horizons and career possibilities. 


Interested in the Bachelor of Social Work? 

How you apply depends on your background

 Learn More About the Pathway to Social Work 

  • Email Margaret Girodat, our Marketing, Recruitment and Outreach Officer, who can answer questions regarding your pathway.
  • Visit the School of Social Work site for more information on the Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work.