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Social Work, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The MSW provides employment opportunities in clinical settings, where practitioners must be Licensed Master Social Workers.

The programme

Full- and part-time programs are available, with an advanced standing option in both if students meet requirements and are accepted; advanced standing reduces program hours (60 to 34).

Programme Structure

Course topics include:

  • Human rights and social justice
  • Problem solving for individuals, families, and groups
  • Social welfare policy
  • Addictions
  • Programs and community development
  • Consultation and supervision
  • Trauma
  • Forensics
  • Aging
  • Health
  • Grant writing
  • Human sexuality
  • School social work

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • a minimum of 12 semester hours of liberal arts coursework
  • the grade point average (GPA) on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework required by the Graduate School
  • official scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores (all sections)
  • a written personal statement
  • a written response to a case situation
  • three letters of recommendation from persons qualified to assess the applicant's readiness for graduate study
  • International applicants must submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    592 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 592 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for West Hattiesburg

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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