Program Structure

Advanced Standing MSW Program (Full-Time)

Full-time Advanced Standing MSW program — three (3) terms
Year 1Term 1–FallTerm 2–WinterTerm 3–Summer
GS/SOWK 5150 3.0:
Critical Perspectives in Social Work
GS/SOWK 5350 6.0:
Advanced Practicum (450 hours_
Electives available
GS/SOWK 5250 3.0:
Graduate Research Seminar (GRS)
GS/SOWK 5450 3.0: Pactice–based Research Paper Seminar (PRS)
GS/SOWK 5550 3.0: Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work
[note: Can be taken in Fall or Winter]
Plus 2 electives taken at any time during the 3 terms

Advanced Standing MSW Program (Part-Time)

Part-time Advanced Standing MSW program — six (6) terms
Part–Time students are required to take their evening core courses as scheduled.
Year 1Term 1–FallTerm 2–WinterTerm 3–Summer
GS/SOWK 5150 3.0:
Critical Perspectives in Social Work
GS/SOWK 5550 3.0:
Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work
[note: Can be taken in Fall or Winter term in Year 1 or 2]
Electives Available
Year 2Term 4–FallTerm 5–WinterTerm 6–Summer
GS/SOWK 5250 3.0: Graduate Research Seminar (GRS) GS/SOWK 5450 3.0: Practice-based Research Paper Seminar (PRS) Electives Available
GS/SOWK 5350 6.0: Advanced Practicum (450 hours)
Plus 2 electives taken at any time during the 6 terms

Two-Year Full–Time MSW Program (No BSW)—5 terms

Year 1Term 1–FallTerm 2–WinterTerm 3–Summer
GS/SOWK 5010 3.0:
Social Work Theories and Critical Practice (Part 1)
GS/SOWK 5011 3.0:
Social Work Theories and Critical Practice (Part 2)
Electives available
GS/SOWK 5020 3.0:
History of Social Welfare and Social Work from Critical Perspectives
GS/SOWK 5050 3.0:
Understanding organizations for Social Work Practice
GS/SOWK 5030 3.0:
Oppression and Intersectionality
GS/SOWK 5310 6.0:
Practicum (550 hours)
GS/SOWK 5040 3.0:
Social Welfare and Social Policy
Year 2Term 4–FallTerm 5–Winter
GS/SOWK 5150 3.0:
Critical Perspectives in Social Work
GS/SOWK 5450 3.0:
Practice-based Research Paper Seminar
GS/SOWK 5250 3.0: Graduate Research Seminar
GS/SOWK 5550 3.0: Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work
[note: Can be taken in Fall or Winter, Year 1 or 2]
GS/SOWK 5350 6.0: Advanced Practicum (450 hours)
4 electives (4 x 3.0 credits to be taken over the 2 year program)