Social Work at Memorial

As Newfoundland and Labrador’s only provider of social work education, Memorial University’s School of Social Work prepares professionals to make contributions in our province, as well as nationally and internationally.

Our undergraduate degree offerings include two Bachelor of Social Work programs – one as a first degree and one as a second degree.

At the graduate level, our Master of Social Work program is primarily online, with a focus on creative approaches to critical thinking for leadership in diverse social work practice. Both thesis and course route options are available.

Our PhD program is research-based, and focuses on advanced social work practice and social work education, emphasizing commitment to people and social justice, stressing critical thinking and the production of original and significant scholarship.

The core of our mission is to meet the needs of the province and contribute to the body of knowledge of the profession nationally and internationally.


Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Applications are invited for one tenure-track faculty postion at the rank of Assistant Professor.

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Welcome to our new website!

We are excited to finally launch our new, modern responsive website!


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Fogo Island fellows

Two social work professors will take up residence on Fogo Island this year for month-long research retreats. 

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Take the opportunity: Learn and teach online

Dr. Donna Hardy Cox, dean of Memorial's School of Social Work, is a big supporter of online learning and the opportunities it provides to both students and professors. Watch video testimonial.

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