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Social Work

Louisiana State University

Master
24 months
Duration
29456 USD/year
29456 USD/year
12541 USD/year
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About

The Master of Social Work programme from Louisiana State University attests to the graduate’s preparation for social work practice and achievement at a level of competence sufficient to serve as a basis for a professional career.

Overview

The mission of the Master of Social Work programme from Louisiana State University the is to advance social science and social wellbeing by:

  •  engaging in applied and practice-informed research, 
  •  evidence-informed practice and teaching

with the goal of improving lives and working toward sustainable social justice.

Empower students with the skills needed to become highly competent professionals, with a particular focus on the impact of our work on high-risk, under-resourced and diverse populations across the lifespan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  •  Social Welfare History and Policy
  • Social Work Research
  •  Community & Agency Contexts for Direct Practice Community
  • Advanced Social Policy
  •  Differential Diagnosis

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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

Regular Admission to the LSU Graduate School requires: 

  •  a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average (GPA) for all undergraduate work taken prior to receiving a degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all previous graduate work for which a grade is given; 
  •  satisfactory academic standing at the last institution attended
  •  acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE); and 
  •  acceptance into a departmental program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29456 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12541 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12541 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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