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Social Work

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Master
24 months
Duration
725 USD/credit
725 USD/credit
320 USD/credit
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About

The mission of the master ’s program of the UALR School of Social Work is to prepare social workers for advanced practice and leadership roles who have the skills and knowledge to enhance individual, family, group, organization, and community well-being, to work for social and economic justice, and to meet the human service needs of Arkansas and the surrounding region.

Overview

The Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program is offered in Little Rock. After completion of the foundation year, students choose one of two concentrations for their second academic year of study: advanced direct practice (ADP) or management and community practice (MCP). The M.S.W. curriculum consists of 60 hours of graduate work, including 32 foundation hours, 22 concentration hours, and six elective hours. Internships are an integral part of the curriculum design, totaling 18 hours of course work or 1200 practice hours by graduation (1000 hours for advanced-standing students). Advanced-standing students are given credit for 17 hours of graduate work and need 43 hours to graduate. For more information about the program, visit the following website.

On-Line Program

Part-time, Fully On-Line Program

The online program focuses on clinical social work practice, where students will learn contemporary, evidence-informed practice approaches that can be used across a wide range of settings and with diverse groups of individuals, families and groups. The program can be completed in three years, which includes the completion of both course work and field internships. Field placements are determined by the MSW field coordinator, in conjunction with the student, and every attempt is made to find a suitable placement in, or near, your geographical location.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Gerontology
  • Introduction to Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Social Aspects of Death and Dying
  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Foundations of Social Work Practice I
  • Foundations of Social Work Practice II
  • Advanced Standing Seminar
  • Health and Biology of Aging

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree with a liberal arts perspective from an accredited college or university.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 is required.
  • Satisfactory scores on either the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller’s Analogy Test (MAT) taken within the last five years. Test scores must be received before an admission decision can be made.
  • Narrative statement of professional orientation. (format included in the application packet)
  • Acceptable references indicating a propensity for both academics and social work practice.
  • Three form letters of reference from professional, academic, or volunteer associates. (forms included in the application packet)Volunteer, employment, and other life experiences relevant to the career choice of social work.
  • Official transcripts with degree posted prior to the student’s enrolling in a graduate level course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    725 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 725 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Social Work
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University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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