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Social Work

University of Southern Mississippi

Master
24 months
Duration
592 USD/credit
592 USD/credit
480 USD/credit
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About

The MSW’s advanced curriculum and expanded field work (900 hours) facilitate rigorous, diverse, and experiential learning that leads to confidence and competence for professional practice.

Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Other requirements

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.

Funding

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