Employment opportunities for graduates of the MacEwan Social Work diploma program are excellent. Typically over 90% of our graduates find work with a social service agency within six months of graduation.

Our graduates work as social workers in a variety of areas, including:

  • addictions
  • children’s services
  • mental health
  • youth, family and community support
  • community development
  • advocacy groups
  • immigrant settlement services

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Further study

Once you graduate, consider further study in your field with a MacEwan University degree. All courses in your program are credit courses and may help you finish a second credential in less time.

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All courses completed in this program are credit courses and may be transferable toward further study at post-secondary institutions in Alberta.