Master of Social Work Programs

On-Campus MSW Application

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Please visit the MSW Admission Application page for more information.

School of Social Work MSW Programs

The University of Windsor offers four options for the MSW program, geared towards students seeking advanced professional knowledge and skills within an ecological systems perspective.

  1. Advanced Standing MSW On-Campus
    Applicants who, at the time of registration, hold a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a Social Work program accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) or the Council on Social Work Education are eligible for the Advanced Standing option. This is a 1-year full-time option that starts in May.

  2. Regular Track MSW On-Campus
    Applicants who, at the time of registration, hold an honours degree in a related discipline from an accredited undergraduate program are eligible for the Regular Track option. This is a 20-month full-time option that starts in September.

  3. MSW/JD Program On-Campus
    The MSW/JD is a dual degree program designed specifically for students who want to obtain both MSW and JD degrees. The course sequencing is planned so that students can gain experience in the two professions simultaneously, including two specialized courses that integrate law and social work knowledge, perspectives and professional identity. This program is offered for both the the MSW Advanced Standing and MSW Regular Track program.

  4. Advanced Standing MSW For Working Professionals Off-Campus
    Applicants who, at the time of registration, have at least three years of social service work experience and hold a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a Social Work program accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education or the Council on Social Work Education are eligible for the Advanced Standing option. This is a 16-month weekend only option that starts in September and January. For further information, please visit www.uwindsor.ca/msw or email msw@uwindsor.ca

  5. Regular Track MSW For Working Professionals Off-Campus
    Applicants who, at the time of registration, have at least three years of social service work experience and hold a four-year related undergraduate degree from an accredited undergraduate program are eligible for the Regular Track MSW for Working Professionals option. This is a 32-month weekend only option that starts in September. For further information, please visit www.uwindsor.ca/msw or email msw@uwindsor.ca

Note: Not required for application but required for admission is evidence of successful completion of one undergraduate course in statistics and one undergraduate course in research methods, both of which must be related to social sciences.