The Bachelor of Social Work Program prepares students for generalist practice who are knowledgeable of social work practice, theory, policy and research, and who have sufficient competence for entry-level social work positions. The program is based on the principles of social justice, human rights and anti-oppression with an emphasis on understanding the structural roots of social problems. Foundation courses are grounded on critical theoretical frameworks including indigenous worldviews, feminism and anti-racism.
B.S.W. Bachelor of Social Work – 4 years
Full-time program - 4 years
Concentrated program - 2 years
Part-time program - up to 9 years
Interfaculty Option in Aging
Interesting courses and unique opportunities
To provide students with first-hand professional experience, fieldwork placement opportunities are available in over 100 agencies and departments.
Visit the application for admission page to learn about admission requirements, important dates and how to apply.
What is unique about this program at the U of M?
The University of Manitoba's Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs are the only accredited social work programs in the province of Manitoba.
Small class sizes provide students the opportunity to develop strong, professional relationships and gain meaningful feedback from faculty.
3rd year Bachelor of Social Work student Kenneth Letander connects the University of Manitoba’s Research Group RESOLVE as statement gatherer for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.