Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
1475
Pathway Title
Social Service Worker Diploma to Honours Bachelor of Social Work Degree
Pathway Last Updated
2020-03-05

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Discipline/Division
Education, Community and Social Services
Program Area
Community/Child/Youth Education/Interventions/Services
Program Title
Social Service Worker

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Lakehead University
Discipline/Division
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Community, Social Services/Social Work/Interventions
Program Title
Honours Bachelor of Social Work

Contact Procedures

If you have any questions, please contact Student Central at:

Student Central's hours are:

  • Monday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST

Note: Student Central is closed on certain holidays.

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

Lakehead University will review this transfer pathway upon its expiration (e.g. normally every 5 years). Any change to this pathway will not affect current students. Lakehead will allow students enrolled at the time of any change to complete their degree based on the original requirements and regulations outlined in the Lakehead University Academic Calendar.

Eligibility for Pathway

To receive an offer of admission to the second year of the Honours Bachelor of Social Work program, you must:

  • Complete your two-year Social Service Worker Diploma,
  • Achieve an overall average of at least 70%, and
  • Pass all field placements.

Learn more about the Honours Bachelor of Social Work Degree Transfer Program.

Credit transfer

Your college studies equate to one year (i.e. 5 full course equivalents) of study at Lakehead.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students are required to complete all course requirements for their program as outlined in the Lakehead University Academic Calendar. 

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

You can complete the Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree in as little as 3 years, instead of 4. However, all students must apply to the third year of the program during their second year. Only the most competitive students will receive an offer to the third year of the program. Learn more about the year 3 application process.

 

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.