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Social Work

Florida Gulf Coast University

24 months
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1300 USD/credit
1300 USD/credit
373 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Social Work at Florida Gulf Coast University prepares graduates for advanced social work practice, based on a solid liberal arts foundation.

Overview

The Social Work program offered by Florida Gulf Coast University addresses a wide range of theoretical constructs, issues and populations through generalist social work theory and practice. 

The concentration (second) year focuses on Clinical Social Work providing the education necessary to be eligible as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 

Two field education experiences are essential program components; student put into practice the theories and concepts learned in the classroom. 

Students learn specialized clinical intervention skills to work with diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities for an expanded clinical role that integrates policy analysis knowledge, and advocacy, and social action skills for effective community practice. 

There is also available Medical Social Work Concentration.

Career

Graduates work in settings such as child and family service agencies, schools, geriatric facilities, hospitals, government agencies, court systems, police departments and mental health agencies, private and public, and in both non-profit and for profit settings. They serve as leaders, supervisors and administrators and are qualified to provide clinical social work to people seeking help.

Graduates with Master of Social Work from Florida Gulf Coast University will be able to:

  • Apply social work ethical principles.
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice.
  • Advance human rights and social and economic justice.
  • Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research.
  • Knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
  • Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.
  • Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate individuals, families, organizations, and communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  •  Psychopathology in Clinical Practice 
  •  Macro Social Work Theory and Practice 
  •  Social Welfare & History 
  •  Social Policy Analysis 
  •  Social Work Practice 
  •  Advanced Clinical Group Practice 
  •  Advanced Practice Seminar 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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.
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • FGCU graduate application
  • Official academic transcripts from every college or university attended 
  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution 
  • MSW Supplemental Application: Three professional references including one from former instructor (if possible), One year’s paid experience in a social service agency preferred, Personal Statement
  • Interview may be required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1300 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1300 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    373 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 373 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fort Myers Beach

900 - 1400 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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Updated over a year ago

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