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Social Work

Youngstown State University (YSU)

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
18358 USD/year
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About

Social Work from Youngstown State University (YSU) helps you advance from generalist to specialist or reach new career goals in the field of social work.

Overview

Social Work from Youngstown State University (YSU) program prepares you for advanced practice with clients through an approach that emphasizes helping individuals, families and communities recognize and reach their capacities, as well as understand the obstacles they face, to ultimately improve their quality of life.

Focusing on advanced direct practice, you'll develop your core knowledge, skills and values within the field into more effective tools for you to use a professional. Learning largely centers on promoting social justice in the delivery of social services within a diverse society.

Graduates with Social Work  from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice
  • Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice
  • Engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice
  • Engage in policy practice
  • Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities
  • Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities
  • Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities
  • Evaluate (practice with) individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Social Welfare Policy and Program Analysis
  • Field Education
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Business Skills for Social Workers
  • Trauma Informed Practices in Social Work
  • Practice Evaluation
  • Social Work and the DSM
  • Theory and Practice of Supervision

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
3

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.
79
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

  • an undergraduate degree, preferably in a social science, from an accredited college or uni­versity;
  • a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) in all undergraduate coursework;
  • work or volunteer experience related to preparation for professional social work practice;
  • three letters of recommendation completed on official forms. Recommendations should in­clude one academic source, one professional source, and one additional source from either of the aforementioned;
  • a professional statement reflecting how completion of the M.S.W. will impact upon the student’s professional goals and objectives; and if applicable, a description of the applicant's previous social work/human service work experience
  • an optional personal interview and/or additional information as requested by the program’s admission committee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18358 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18358 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12358 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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