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About

The Master in Social Work’s advanced curriculum and expanded field work (900 hours) at the University of Southern Mississippi facilitate rigorous, diverse, and experiential learning that leads to confidence and competence for professional practice.

Overview

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

The programme

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

What Will I Learn?

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

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $60 non-refundable application fee
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75/4.00 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework
  • Good standing at last university attended
  • Official transcripts and degree certificates or diplomas from all previous colleges or universities attended
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE, or iTEP scores
  • Official copy of GRE, GMAT, or MAT score from testing service
  • Three letters of recommendation (upload to application file)
  • Statement of Purpose or writing sample (according to departmental requirements)
  • Immunization records (required prior to enrolling in classes if admitted)
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 (4.00 scale) on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
    • Statement of Purpose - Follow instructions for Statement of Purpose and Career Goals.
    • Writing Sample - Respond to the assigned Case Vignette.
    • Professional Statement - Complete Social Work Professional and Technical Standards.
    • Résumé
    • Three Letters of Recommendation

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      9094 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      9094 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 4547 USD per semester during 24 months.

    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.

    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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