BSW as a Second Degree

Second Degree BSW

  • The BSW program is accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE) and qualifies graduates for beginning professional practice in social work settings.
  • The BSW Second Degree is designed for students who have completed an undergraduate degree.
  • The program is comprised of course work and two 350 hour field practicums.
  • The BSW is not a direct-entry program. Admission Requirements for the BSW program are outlined in the University Calendar.
  • Entry to the BSW program is competitive and selection of candidates for admission is based on academic standing and relevant experience/involvement in human services.
  • The BSW as a Second Degree consists of 60 credit hours completed over a two-year period.
  • Once admitted to the Second Degree program, students complete the degree full-time, at the St. John's campus in the Fall and Winter semesters only.


School of Social Work

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000