Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Education and Social Work

We have 110 faculty members and over 8,500 enrolments in two schools and two departments. Studies range from the master’s level to employment courses for those with learning challenges. About half our students connect with studies in other TRU faculties. Data from the BC Ministry of Advanced Education shows that 92 percent of education and social work graduates are in the labour force within two years. About three-quarters have jobs related to their program.

Featured programs

Master of

Designed for the working professional, this is open to any bachelor's degree graduate who wants to expand career options.


Adult learners can upgrade for career, vocation and academic programs, or obtain high school graduation equivalency.

Bachelor of
Social Work

A nationally accredited degree that prepares students for a career as a professional social worker.