Combined Mental Health Studies and MSW

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This combined degree program is ideal if you’re interested in being involved in social work research in your undergraduate degree and are considering a career in social work. Complement a strong foundation in Mental Health Studies from UTSC with a Master of Social Work from U of T’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. This accelerated program provides a rich intellectual pathway for exceptional undergraduate students by providing access to social work research before the completion of the undergraduate degree. It offers students an opportunity to become equipped for evidence-informed social work practice, through a research course in fourth year co-supervised with a Faculty of Social Work faculty member. This exciting combination provides ideal preparation for a career in the health sciences or social work, offering the opportunity to begin research in your undergraduate work that can be continued in graduate school.

U of T Scarborough Program Options

To be admissible, you must select either the Co-op or Specialist option.

Admission Requirements

Full admission requirements are available in the Academic Calendar.

Program Path

  • Years 1-3: BSc requirements
  • Year 4: BSc requirements PLUS 1 upper year Psychology course & a Psychology thesis course.
  • Year 5: MSW first year requirements
  • Year 6: MSW second year requirements