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Social Work

Youngstown State University

Master
24 months
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588 USD/credit
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The Master of Social Work program prepares graduates for advanced social work practice with disenfranchised clients. The organizing framework for the MSW program’s curriculum is the strengths-based empowerment approach.

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Overview

Major components of this approach emphasize helping individuals, families, and communities to recognize and utilize their capacities; gain awareness of available options; understand the barriers and obstacles they may face; reinforce their hopes and aspirations; and integrate internal and external resources to improve the quality of their lives.

The MSW program focuses on advanced direct practice with individuals and families.

A critical purpose of the MSW program is to develop competent, ethical, and effective professionals who will be able to utilize advanced knowledge, skills and values to promote social justice and provide leadership in the expansion of service delivery systems in a diverse society.

The MSW program will enable students to integrate knowledge, values and skills of the social work profession through the program’s curriculum design, including both academic coursework and the field placement experience.

The program prepares graduates to engage in a variety of human services’ roles in a wide range of settings.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Oppressed Populations
  • Social Welfare Policy and Program Analysis
  • Social Work Foundation Practice
  • Adversities and Resiliencies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
2.7 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a college or university certified by a regional accrediting agency (e.g., North Central Association of Colleges and Schools) approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Cumulative grade-point average in undergraduate work of at least 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (some programs require higher GPAs).
  • Satisfactory preparation for the graduate program in which the student wishes to enroll as specified by the department of the major.
  • A test of written/spoken English, which the University reserves the right to request, of any entering graduate student whose primary language is not English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    588 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 588 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    588 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 588 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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