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M.Sc. On Campus

Social Service Administration

Catholic University of America

24 months
Duration
1080 USD/credit 21600 USD/year
1080 USD/credit 21600 USD/year
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About

Improve your earning power with a Master of Science in Social Service Administration. (MS-SSA) from Catholic University of America is a professional degree designed to prepare students for leadership and managerial roles in social service organizations.

Overview

Students are given a strong foundation in analytical problem solving, budgeting and finance, ethics, legal and policy analyses. The MS-Social Service Administration from Catholic University of America differs from an MSW in that whereas an MSW prepares students to be social work practitioners, the MS-SSA prepares student to manage a social work practice

Program Benefits

  • Set yourself apart with a foundation in analytical problem solving, budgeting and finance, ethics, legal and policy analyses.
  • Earn your degree in as little as 2 years with flexible evening courses schedules available online and in person).
  • Learn from faculty with professional experience in the Social Service field.

Career Outcomes

Positions range from Social Service Office Manager, Social Service Administrator, Patient Relations Coordinator at your local hospital.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Effective Communication in Leadership
  • HR Management and Strategy
  • Principles of Budgeting and Finance
  • Principles of Ethical Leadership
  • Public Policy Analysis and Implementation
  • Diversity in a Multicultural Society

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Statement of Purpose, approximately 500 words in length, stating purpose for undertaking graduate studies, qualifications, personal and professional goals, and how participation in the program will help attain these goals.
  • Unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate level, or higher, courses
  • Please mail official transcripts to: Lashay Long
  • Metropolitan School of Professional Studies
  • The Catholic University of America 329 Pangborn Hall 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, D.C 20064
  • Contact information for two recommenders. Professional recommendations (preferably from a former or current supervisor) should be included.
  • $60 application fee (applicants who attend an information session are eligible for an application fee waiver)
  • Résumé, detailing your professional experiences (work, awards, memberships).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1080 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

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