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School Social Work

Illinois State University

Master
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

School Social Work students at Illinois State University who choose this concentration take coursework that prepares them to do their advanced practicum in a school setting for one academic year.

Overview

You will be required to pass the content area test for social work prior to entering your last semester of study. Students should apply for the Professional Educators License with a school social work endorsement in their last semester through the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE), allowing them to obtain employement as a School Social Worker.

Learning outcomes

In this School Social Work role at Illinois State University, social workers will assist in assessing grade school, middle school, and/or high school children's needs, especially if the children are showing deficits in learning. Once those needs are clearly identified, the worker will collaboratively develop individualized education plans (IEPs) to meet these needs, and in most cases, will work with the students and his/her teachers and family members to make the student's educational experience more successful.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Practice Evaluation 
  • Psychopathology
  • Practice With Children And Adolescents
  • School Policy
  • Social Work Practice In Schools
  • Advanced Practicum Seminar 
  • Advanced Practicum 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

If you do not have a BSW from the last 8 years but earned a degree within the past year, your recommendations must include:

  • One academic reference
  • One reference from a paid or volunteer experience in a social service agency

If you have been out of school for more than a year, your recommendations must include:

  • One reference from a social service supervisor
  • One reference from a professional colleague or former supervisor
  • One reference from a paid volunteer experience in a social service agency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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