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Social Work

University of Connecticut

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
2157 USD/credit
2157 USD/credit
940 USD/credit
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About

The University of Connecticut  School of Social Work is unique. Here, students have the opportunity to pursue a concentration in social work practice in addition our professional foundation curriculum. Students can choose an area of concentration: Community Organizing, Individuals, Groups & Families, or Policy Practice. 

Overview

For some of you, this is the beginning of a new endeavor and for others, this is a continuation of work you have already begun in the human service field. For all of you, we hope this endeavor reflects your values and ethics of wanting to promote social and economic justice and to contribute to the improvement of human well-being.

Students in the University of Connecticut  School of Social Work MSW program are educated in micro and macro practice methods which focus on the strengths of individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. Building on this foundation, the School’smethod concentrations include specializations in Casework, Group Work, Community Organization, Policy Practice and Administration. With diversity in student, staff and faculty, the School is recognized as having strong programs dedicated to empowering students to recognize and challenge their stereotypes and prejudices while exploring the experiences of diverse social identities.

In addition to gaining knowledge and skills in practice interventions, the School offers unique opportunities to be involved inpolitical social work,international social work, and dual degrees in law, public health, divinity and public administration. We invite you to join us in this mission and commitment. We look forward to welcoming you to the School community and the social work profession.

The UConn School of Social Work is unique. Here, you have the opportunity to pursue a methods-based specialization in social work practice. You can choose an area of concentration — Casework, Group Work, Community Organization, Administration, or Policy Practice. Within your chosen area of concentration, you will learn specific skills and practices as they apply in a variety of professional settings.

Social Workers Change Lives

Whether you are an undergraduate, a graduating college senior, a longtime social service worker or someone considering a career change, the UConn School of Social Work has something extraordinary to offer you. Realize your dreams, expand your knowledge and develop your skills and your vision of a more just world through our MSW Program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Oppression: The African American & Puerto Rican Perspective
  • Research Methods for Social Work Practice
  • Analysis of Social Welfare Policy and Social Service Delivery Systems
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Macro Theories
  • Micro Foundation Practice
  • Foundation Field Education
  • Foundation Field Advising Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)

If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2157 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2157 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2157 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2157 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    940 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 940 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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