Social Work, Master | University of Indianapolis | Indianapolis, United States
24 months
664 USD/credit 19920 USD/year
664 USD/credit 19920 USD/year
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You see society’s problems, and you're not turning a blind eye. With the Master of Social Work at the University of Indianapolis, you will be able to turn your passions into results in a fulfilling career.


The Master of Social Work at the University of Indianapolis prepares you for advanced specialized practice and leadership roles in diverse communities. Working closely with our engaged faculty will give you opportunities to solve problems for the greater good—one person at a time.


Health and Behavioral Health:

  • Prepares students for culturally responsive practice in a wide variety of integrated behavioral health settings where behavioral health and medical providers work together.
  • Students study interprofessional practice and other advanced clinical practice skills, including evidence-based modalities to prepare for social work practice in integrated behavioral health settings as well as traditional mental health settings.

Children, Family and Community:

  • Prepares students for culturally responsive practice with families and children primarily served in public and private social service agencies, child welfare agencies, schools, clinics, and other settings.
  • Students learn advanced clinical practice skills, including evidence-based assessment and intervention theories and skills focused on building individual, family, and community strengths and promoting the safety, permanence, and well-being of children, families, and communities.
  • Macro level of practice is highlighted in this concentration as students discover the impact of social work while advocating for children, families, and communities.

Mental Health and Addictions:

  • Prepares students for culturally responsive practice in a wide variety of mental health and addiction settings. Students study various intervention practices such as motivational interviewing and cognitive therapies, as well as utilize a number of assessment tools.
  • This concentration is available to those students considering the partnership between UIndy and Community Health Network for the Community Behavioral Health Academy (Academy). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diversity and Social Justice
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice
  • Advanced Psychopathology
  • Group Counseling
  • Supervision and Leadership in Social Work
  • Crisis Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • February 1 for advanced standing option


60 SCH

33 for advanced standing option


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Nonrefundable $30 application fee, paid during the application submission process
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Bachelor's Degree other than a BSW or a BSW that was earned more than five years ago
  • A minimum GPA of 2.8. A GPA of 3.0 or higher for the student's last 60 credits is preferred. Students below the minimum GPA can petition the MSW Admission Committee for an exemption from the GPA criteria if they believe they have special circumstances.
  • 18 undergraduate or graduate credits in social and behavioral courses and a course in Statistics
  • Two essay responses that provide evidence of values consistent with the Social Work Profession, and satisfactory critical thinking and writing skills:
  • Statement of Personal Interest
  • Social Justice Experience
  • Three letters of reference (at least one academic reference preferred)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 664 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 664 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Indianapolis

1017 - 1926 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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