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What We Offer

As the oldest school of social work in Canada, the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto has been on the cutting edge of education, policy, research and practice in social work for over 100 years.

The faculty offers an academic program of study leading to a Master of Social Work (MSW) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree.

The MSW Program is distinguished by the integration of research and practice in both the classroom and its practicum education. It is fully accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education.

The program offers six (6) Fields of Study:

  1. Children and Their Families;
  2. Gerontology;
  3. Human Services Management and Leadership (formerly Social Service Administration);
  4. Health and Mental Health;
  5. Social Justice and Diversity; and
  6. Indigenous Trauma and Resilience

The PhD Program has a tradition of scholarly excellence based on the quality of the research knowledge, competence, and output of its faculty. Doctoral graduates are practice leaders and faculty members throughout the world.

Future students are invited to visit the Admissions section of our website to learn more about admission requirements, information sessions and how to apply.