Master On Campus

Social Work

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

24 months
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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The Master of Social Work program at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is designed for students interested in entering the field of social work and those interested in advancing their education or social work career. The program, jointly offered with Millersville University, is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.


What Will I Learn?

You will learn how to become an advanced generalist social work practitioner to work in the areas of :

  • Aging
  • Child welfare
  • Criminal justice/corrections
  • Drug and alcohol/addictive behaviors
  • Education/school social work
  • Family services
  • Health care/public health
  • Homelessness
  • Disabilities

Core Social Work classes, electives and internships at the Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania will provide you with the necessary values, knowledge, affective and cognitive processes and competencies to practice social work with all client systems in a variety of settings and various roles. You will be able to facilitate change within the boundaries of social justice and human rights.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations 
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Micro/Mezzo Social Work Practice
  • Macro Social Work Practice 
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an Online Graduate Application for International Admissions
  • Pay the $45.00 USD application fee
  • Submit official results of an English Proficiency Test
  • Submit course-by-course evaluated transcripts
  • Submit photo of passport or picture ID
  • Submit financial support documentation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Shippensburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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