MSW-IK Program

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A. Possession of a BSW degree (by June 30th of the application year) from an accredited university which is recognized by the University of Manitoba.

B. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (B) is required in the last 60 credit hours of university study at the point of application.

C. If courses have been taken subsequent to the degree as a Special Student and/or Occasional Student and/or in a subsequent degree or Pre-Master’s program, they will be calculated into the grade point average as part of the last 60 credit hours.

D. Relevant social work experience in Indigenous communities and/or with Indigenous peoples (paid / volunteer) is a requirement to apply to the MSW program. As a requirement to apply, the MSW-IK Admissions Committee does assess any experience and points are assigned to all relevant social work experience.

In 2016-2017, priority will be given to applicants applying for full-time study.

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.

*Educational Equity Initiative applies to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents in Canada. EE Priority Groups do not pertain to International Applicants and Visa Students.