Pre-MSW Program

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• Possession of, or eligible for the granting of, a degree other than Social Work at point of application from an accredited university which is recognized by the University of Manitoba. Persons who plan to graduate in May of the year of application are not eligible for admission.

• One year (1680 hours) of relevant social work experience, paid or volunteer (see application package for details).

• A minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 (B) is required in the last 60 credit hours of the university study.

If courses have been taken subsequent to the degree as a Special Student and/or Occasional Student and/or in a subsequent degree or a Pre-Master program, they will be calculated into the Grade Point Average as part of the last 60 credit hours.

Applicants who self-identify as members of one or more of the Educational Equity priority groups* and who possess a Grade Point Average between 2.5 and 2.99 will be reviewed for special consideration. Applicants with adjusted grade point averages below 2.5 will not be considered.

* The Educational Equity Initiative applies to Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Canada. Educational Equity priority groups do not pertain to international applicants and visa students.


Pre-MSW Applicant Information Guide 

Pre-MSW Application 


Application Deadline

For persons residing outside of Canada at point of application: December 1

For persons residing in Canada at point of application: January 15