Master On Campus Online

Social Work

University of North Dakota

12 months
23390 USD/year
17542 USD/year
11695 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earn your master's degree in Social Work from a top-ranked accredited M.S.W. program at University of North Dakota.


Social work is your calling. Be the change needed to help improve lives, stand up to injustices and prevent social problems.

The University of North Dakota's (UND's) online master's degree in Social Work is especially tailored for students who work full-time. The Online (Distance) Concentration is available for students who have completed a Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree from a CSWE-accredited program. Those without a B.S.W. but with a bachelor's degree in a related field can purse the Online (Distance) Foundation.

Online student tuition is charged per credit regardless of residency. This means you will pay the North Dakota in-state tuition rate regardless of your state of residency.

Earn a M.S.W. in 3 Semesters

Complete your master's degree in social work in as few as three semesters by attending class full-time and on campus. Or, complete the on-campus concentration part-time. Students must have completed a B.S.W. from a CSWE-accredited program. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment 
  • Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Generalist Practice with Treatment and Task Groups
  • Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations
  • Social Policy
  • Generalist Research Methods and Analysis
  • Generalist Practice Field Education 
  • Generalist Practice Field Education Seminar 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


26 SCH
  • 36 (on-campus or online concentration)
  • 60 (online foundation)


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Satisfactory completion of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • At least 30 credit hours of liberal arts courses in such fields as biology, music, languages, anthropology, economics and philosophy.
  • A grade of C or higher in a statistics course prior to entering the Advanced Generalist Concentration portion of the MSW program.
  • Willingness to abide by the National Association of Social Worker’s Code of Ethics and the University of North Dakota Code of Student Life.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.00 overall or a GPA of 3.00 in the last two years of the undergraduate program.
  • Satisfy the School of Graduate Studies’ English Language Proficiency requirements as published in the graduate catalog.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23390 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17542 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11695 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11695 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Minnesota residents: 14,852.88 USD per year

Living costs for Grand Forks

1000 - 2180 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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