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Social Work, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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This MSW offers a concentration in rural based clinical social work practice. Students learn the fundamental knowledge, skills,and ethics that guide social work practice and the populations traditionally served by the profession.

About

Graduates of this program are:

  • prepared to acknowledge and utilize the less formal social exchange between people and systems that exist in rural communities.
  • educated on how to identify and develop resources, and how to use natural helping networks.
  • expected to employ a broad range of approaches, theories and models in their practice and to develop skills that enable them to perform multiple roles in the helping process.
  • aware of the importance of examining issues of diversity; social work values and ethics; how to identify, prevent and interrupt social and economic injustice; and the importance of community empowerment.

Programme Structure

For more information please check the programme`s website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Personal & Professional Orientation Paper (see details on pg. 2 of Social Work Application)
  • Department of Social Work Applicant Reference Form
  • Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts (GPA in last 60 hours of the undergraduate degree)
  • Standard Program - 3.0 GPA
  • Advanced Standing Program - 3.2 GPA
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    534 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 534 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    267 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 267 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Jonesboro

  • 770 - 1180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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