Social Work, Master | Online (optional) | San José State University | San Jose, United States
24 months
Duration
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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About

The Social Work MSW program from San José State University is designed to educate and train social workers to work with Spanish speaking populations in California.

Overview

The Social Work MSW program from San José State University prepares students for professional practice,  and enables them to work competently with Latinos, other minority groups, and those communities, groups, families, and individuals who are disenfranchised, oppressed, and/or marginalized. 

The program uses a cohort-based enrollment and learning strategy, in which students progress take foundation year classes with the same group of students. 

Graduates with Social Work from San José State University will be able to:

  • Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior.
  • Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice.
  • Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice.
  • Engage In Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice.
  • Engage in Policy Practice.
  • Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.
  • Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.
  • Evaluate Practice with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Graduate Writing Course 
  • Social Policy and Services: History and Values 
  • Social Policy Analysis
  • Human Behavior in Social Environment
  • Transcultural Generalist Practice 
  • Social Work Practicum
  • Research Methods and Design

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A personal statement describing the applicant’s interest in the field and professional goals
  • Three recommendations from professionals in the field or former professors 
  • A sample of the applicant’s best writing, i.e., a paper written for an upper-division or graduate-level class, technical report, or other example of academic or professional written work
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from a program accredited by CSWE at the time of admission or within the last seven years
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.5 and minimum grade of A- in all BSW/BASW (social work major) courses
  • At least 400 hours of recent social work related experience (cumulative internship, paid, or volunteer experience) in addition to the minimum internship hours requirement for the BSW/BASW degree
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts; Test Scores; Declaration of Finance Form; Bank Letter or Bank Statement; Copy of Current Passport; Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

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