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Bachelor of Arts (Social Welfare and Social Development)/Social Service Worker (SSW) Diploma

This 4-year program is a collaborative program with Canadore College. In just 4 years, you will earn a Bachelor of Arts (Honours Specialization in Social Welfare and Social Development) degree and a Social Service Worker Diploma. You will attend Nipissing in your first, second and fourth years. In your third year (at Canadore), you will receive training in the practical knowledge and skills of the Social Service Worker profession. In your final semester (April-June) at Canadore, you will complete a 350-hour fieldwork placement at a local human service agency, allowing you to gain valuable experience in a workplace setting.