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Social Work

Boston College

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About

The rigorous MSW program will prepare you to take innovative, effective action to empower those in need and to bring greater equality to vulnerable populations. The curriculum offers a balance of structure and flexibility that lets you shape your career.

Overview

You choose an area of Specialized Practice:

  • Clinical
  • Macro

and one concentration:

  • Children, Youth & Families
  • Global Practice
  • Health & Mental Health
  • Older Adults & Families
  • Individualized

The concentrations include specialized coursework and an advanced field placement.

If work or family commitments make it difficult to pursue full time study, our Three- & Four-Year Programs allow you to pursue your degree at a more flexible pace.

If you want to combine social work with a career in law, business, or theology and ministry, you can earn a dual degree.

If you have a BSW degree or MSW course credits, you may be eligible to apply as an advanced standing or transfer student.

Boston College School of Social Work offers a Latino Leadership Initiative program that bolsters students' cultural and linguistic competencies to work with Latino communities in the U.S. and abroad. Selected courses are taught in Spanish.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child Welfare
  • Latino Leadership
  • Management
  • Neuroscience & Social Work
  • Policy & Community Organizing
  • Refugees & Immigrants
  • School Social Work
  • Trauma
  • Veterans & Military Families
  • Children, Youth & Families

  • Global Practice

  • Health & Mental Health

  • Older Adults & Families

  • Individualized

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
100
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).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • TRANSCRIPTS

All applicants must submit a self-reported transcript with course names translated into English. There is no need to convert your GPA to the 4.0 scale.

  • TOEFL/IELTS for international applicants
  • GRE General Test recommended
  • At least 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1744 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    1744 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1744 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Tuition Rate (per credit hour)  

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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