We take pride in our history, while developing professional practice to meet future challenges. The MSW Program offers social work education for the 21st century, and is ranked #17 by US News & World Report in their 2019 rankings of graduate schools of social work.
At the time of admission, students are required to designate a skill specialization. Students can choose to specialize in either Direct Practice with Individuals, Families, and Small Groups (Direct Practice) or Community, Organization, and Social Action (COSA).
The curriculum of the Social Work program at the University of Pittsburgh is designed to provide all master's students with the values, knowledge, and skills needed to gain competence in applying the social work perspective to practice.
- Generalist Social Work Research
- Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations
- Human Behavior and the Social Environment
- Social Welfare
- Generalist Social Work Practice
- Generalist Field Education
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSocial Work Ethnic Studies View 544 other Masters in Social Work in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
- A minimum average of a B (3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) in all undergraduate work.
- Successful completion of 3-credit coursework in statistics or quantitative analysis (If a student does not have a course in Statistics, this requirement must be completed before enrollment)
- A minimum of 60 undergraduate (or undergraduate plus graduate) divided into 30 credits in the liberal arts and 30 credits in the social sciences is recommended, not required.
International34950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34950 USD per year during 24 months.
National34950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34950 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State24962 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 24 months.
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