Child Studies and Social Work

Department of Child Studies and Social Work


Dedicate your career to bringing out the best in children and youth

Society's youngest members have unique needs and it takes unique people to meet those needs.  If you want to ensure young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential,  Mount Royal University is where you need to be.
Prepare for a rewarding and challenging career that makes a real difference.

Bachelor of Child Studies will give you the knowledge and skills you need to create innovative solutions to the diverse challenges that face children and youth, and their families.

The Social Work Diploma is the perfect place for committed, passionate people who want to help enhance the well-being of all members of our society.

Mount Royal University's Social Work Diploma will provide you with the theory and practical experience necessary to support those in need.  You will have the opportunity to work with individuals, families, groups, and communities to support them to develop strengths and resources, as well as cope with life challenges.

Renowned for teaching excellence, Mount Royal University partners with more than 400 agencies to prepare you for practice.

Whether you are interested in providing guidance to troubled youth or offering better care to wide-eyed preschoolers, you'll find that Mount Royal University offers a program that allows you to make a real impact on the generations of today and tomorrow.View our Programs:

Bachelor of Child Studies

With a fresh approach to child studies, Mount Royal's distinctive four-year program emphasizes strong theoretical foundations in early learning or child and youth care while providing valuable hands-on experiential learning opportunities in- and outside of the classroom.

Social Work Diploma

Advocate for those in need and start changing the work one person at a time by becoming a registered social worker.