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Course Based MSW/MBA

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The Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA) program is designed to prepare students for business-related social work careers.

The Faculty of Social Work and the Haskayne School of Business offer a combined program leading to the Master of Social Work/Master of Business Administration (MSW/MBA) degree. Upon completion of this joint course-based program, students will receive two separate degrees. Offered from the Calgary campus, this program is designed to prepare students for business-related social work careers.

This program is available only to full-time MSW Specialization students.

Specializations in the MSW/MBA combined degree program:

The curriculum plans for the combined MSW/MBA course-based program can be found on the MSW Curriculum Plans page.

Routes to the MSW/MBA Program

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Students with a BSW degree, who enter the so called Specialization Year

Students entering the combined MSW/MBA program with a BSW degree are required to complete eight half-courses in their respective Specialization and the MSW capstone plus the required MBA courses (16 half-course equivalents).

Students with an undergraduate degree in another dicipline, who enter the so called Foundation Year

Students admitted to the combined MSW/MBA program with a four-year baccalaureate degree in a discipline other than social work must complete the Foundation year, which consists of nine courses, including a practica equivalent to 1 course.

The Foundation year is followed by the so called Specialization year, when students must complete their specialization courses, the MSW capstone, and the required MBA courses.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined program must complete MSW courses as described above, and MBA courses.

Required MBA courses

A minimum of sixteen half-course equivalents in the MBA program, including:

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