Social Work - Indigenous Knowledges


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable)

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

For initial assessment purposes only, copies of unofficial transcripts (uploaded to your application) are acceptable and preferred. Transcripts are required from each institution for the entire academic history, whether or not degree has been awarded, including institutions attended on an exchange. If the English copy is a translation, please include the original language as well.

Degree Certificates – All international transcripts must be accompanied by degree certificates that indicate that the degree has been awarded.

Master of Social Work

In the M.S.W. IK program, a student is required to complete thirteen Indigenous Knowledges courses, along with a project or thesis.

Expected Duration

  • 2 years

Program Fees (Full Time)

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor of Social Work degree
  • Paid/Volunteer Work History
  • Area of Specialization Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation: 3

Completed within online application form (i.e., not as an upload)

Application Deadlines

Canadian / US Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2021 September January 15, 2021 Apply


International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2021 September October 15, 2020 Apply



*Applicants should submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

Course Listings

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