24 months
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33648 USD/year
33648 USD/year
15600 USD/year
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About

The Social Work program at University of Hawaii at Manoa prepares professional social workers for advanced practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities in one of four fields of service: children and families, mental health, health and gerontology.

Overview

The Social Work program offered by University of Hawaii at Manoa objectives reflect the 10 competencies identified as crucial to practice by the Council on Social Work Education (2008).

These objectives were affirmed by the MSW Program Committee (2012) and integrated into courses across the master’s curriculum. 

Upon completion of course work and practicum placement, an MSW student will be able to:

  • Identify as a professional social worker and conduct her/himself accordingly.
  • Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice.
  • Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments.
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice.
  • Advance human rights and social and economic justice.
  • Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
  • Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
  • Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
  • Respond to contexts that shape practice.
  • Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals
  • Social Welfare Policy & Services
  • Scientific Methods & Principles in Social Work
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice with Families & Groups
  • Research Designs & Data Analyses for the Evaluation of Practice Effectiveness
  • Social Work Practice with the Aged
  • Review of Research in Social Work
  • Seminar in Social Work Practice in Health Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold or expect to hold prior to matriculation a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university, or an equivalent degree from a recognized non-U.S. institution of higher education.
  • Submit a copy of the passport identification pages, or a copy of the national identification card if a passport is not available.
  • Submit one transcript or academic record from each institution of higher education attended, including any study abroad or exchange programs, summer programs, and non-degree work and extension programs.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take English Language Proficiency.
  • Show proof of sufficient funding to cover all educational and living expenses, including expenses for any accompanying spouse or children. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    33648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16824 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Honolulu

1640 - 2500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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