University of Toronto – School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
65/63 St George Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 2Z9

Program Information
Faculty: School of Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Aboriginal StudiesSocial Work
Description The Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency field integrates theory and research drawn from social work and Indigenous knowledge for application in the delivery of services and interventions for Indigenous populations. There is an emphasis on the First Nations, M?tis, and Inuit peoples of Canada and other Indigenous groups. The curriculum is offered through online and intensive classroom formats. Initial admission inquiries should be made directly to the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Applicants holding the minimum admission requirements are not guaranteed admission. All admission decisions are final. This field of specialization is offered only as a two-year, full-time program.
Website: Social Work (MSW), Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency Field of Specialization at University of Toronto – School of Graduate Studies
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:

National: $9,980.00

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

Applicants with an appropriate bachelor’s degree or Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree with a minimum average equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year of full-time study from a recognized university can be admitted to this field of specialization. All applicants must have completed 3.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in social science courses, including 0.5 FCE in research methodology. A mid-B is strongly recommended in the research methodology course. Three years of experience (voluntary or paid) in the social services or related field and knowledge of critical social issues. Suitability for professional practice in social work will also be considered. Applicants must submit a resum? and demonstrate at least three years of experience in social services, preferably working with Aboriginal or Indigenous communities. Applicants may be asked to complete an admissions interview in person or by Skype as part of the application process.