Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Social Service Worker to HBSW Indigenous Social Work
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

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

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Laurentian University
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Community, Social Services/Social Work/Interventions
Program Title
HBSW Indigenous Social Work

Contact Procedures

Admissions Office


Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

Laurentian University Senate will review this transfer pathway periodically, introducing new amendments as appropriate.  Any change to this pathway will not affect current students.  Students enrolled at Laurentian at the time of any change shall be allowed to complete their degree based on the original terms of this transfer pathway.


Eligibility for Pathway

Graduates of Ontario College two-year Social Service Worker Diploma programs with an overall average of 75% or better are eligible to apply to the Honours Bachelor of Social Work in Indigenous Social Work program at Laurentian University.

Credit transfer

Admitted students will receive the equivalent of 7 full courses (42 credits) toward the HBSW Indigenous Social Work degree.


Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students will be required to complete 13 full courses (78 credits) at Laurentian University. 

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Transfer students will complete the degree program in approximately two and a half academic years (5 semesters).

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

HBSW Indigenous Social Work

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