Master On Campus Online

Social Work

University of Missouri - Columbia

12 months
24849 USD/year
24849 USD/year
12213 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Social Work from University of Missouri - Columbia aims to promote leadership for social and economic justice by preparing students for professional excellence and leadership in practice, research, and policy. 


Within the context of a land grant institution, the mission of Social Work from University of Missouri - Columbia reflects the University of Missouri’s tightly interlocked missions of teaching, research, outreach, and economic development.


The Master of Social Work (MSW) Program prepares graduates for leadership in professional social work practice within the areas of Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice or Policy, Planning and Administration in Human Services. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Policy and Service Delivery in Social Work
  • Social Work Skills
  • Large Group Theory
  • Management of a Social Agency
  • Evaluative Research in Social Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)
  • Personal statement (see department instruction)
  • Resume or CV
  • Three letters of reference from persons who can address the applicant’s intellectual ability and interpersonal skills, potential for graduate education, and potential for professional social work practice through observation in an educational or work (paid or volunteer) setting. Letters of reference should not be submitted from friends or family.
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Have earned a U.S. bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • GPA Score: 3.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24849 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24849 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12213 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12213 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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


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