Social Work

Arkansas State University

24 months
534 USD/credit
267 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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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.


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.

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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.
3.2 (recommended)

Other requirements

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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