The Associate Degree in Social Work is the second credential level of achievement in the Social Work Undergraduate Programme and translates into the first two years of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. It provides the student with a solid introduction to social work practice and allows the aspiring social worker to explore the discipline prior to committing to the Bachelor of Social Work.
This qualification opens up possibilities for associate graduate students to enter employment in the social services and health care sectors as social work assistants and to gain practical experience in the field of social work.
Research/internships possibilities (like Math Lab, Writing Lab, CFA Challenge, or any other UCCI opportunities for excellent students)
The social work associate degree curriculum is designed to offer students structured and supervised practicum experiences through partnerships with public and private institutions in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac.
Outreach & Impact (Community involvement, local industry collaboration)
The social work programme faculty in partnership with various agencies offer students several opportunities to participate in approved community service projects focused on improving the quality of life for persons in the community.
Associated Programme-level Accrediting Body (if any)
List of Faculty (Separate lists for full-time and adjuncts)
Any unusual course prerequisites (like needing a CXC/IGCSE pass to pursue BIO 101/CHE 111)
Students may start this Programme in the Fall semester.
Candidates seeking admission into the Social Work Associate Degree must satisfy the UCCI academic entry requirements and meet other programme admission requirements including, participation in a suitability for admission interview and competing the Darkness to Light Training.