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Social Work, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (ARWU) Online
The Online Master of Social Work  program from University of Oklahoma is a 60-credit-hour program open to students with a bachelor’s degree in any field. Completed over eight semesters, the curriculum combines online coursework and field training practicums. Practicum placements do not have to be located near the University of Oklahoma’s campuses. 
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Students from outside the region will meet their practicum supervision requirements utilizing resources near their home and support from the Zarrow School of Social Work staff through online technologies.

The Online Master of Social Work from the from University of Oklahoma is a highly desirable degree that offers many advantages to graduates. Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is extremely valuable to job seekers in the field. In addition, completion of the degree allows graduates to apply for licensure in many states (requirements vary by state), and the credits earned in the degree count towards continuing education requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Research Methods 
  • Policy Practice in S WK: Analysis & Advocacy 
  • Human Diversity & Societal Oppression 
  • Theory, Practice, & Evaluation with Individuals 
  • Theory, Practice, & Evaluation with Families & Groups 
  •  Professional Social Work

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You want to make a difference in the lives of Oklahomans. 
  • You can join with other Sooners to be a part of the rich history of OU, partaking in all OU has to offer.
  • We offer scholarships, stipends, and more to help you fund your education.
  • Our students have international opportunities and impact.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    19500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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