Social Work, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
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15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley prepares graduates for advanced practice with Latino individuals and families, and groups or advanced practice with organizations and communities. Distance Education classes are available in Laredo.

Overview

If you are interested in the traditional (face-to-face) format, be sure to know that the Regular (63 credit hour) MSSW program will start in the Fall semester and the Advanced (33 credit hour) program will start in the Spring and Summer II semesters. 

Students in the Advanced (33 credit hour) program at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are also eligible to apply for the Sustainable Community Health Promotion in Social Work certificate program.

Key Features

  • The program has four concentration options: Administration and Community Practice, (MSSW) - 33 Hour Program, Administration and Community Practice, (MSSW) - 63 Hour Program, Direct Practice with Latino Individuals, Families and Groups, (MSSW) - 33 Hour Program, Direct Practice with Latino Individuals, Families and Groups (MSSW) - 63 Hour Program

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment : Individuals, Families and Small Groups
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment II: Social Institutions, Communities and Organizations
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social Work as a Profession
  • Social Work with Diverse Populations
  • Generalist Social Work Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The Fall date is for Regular (63-credit hour), the Spring date is for Advanced (33-credit hour) and the Summer I date is for Advanced (33-credit hour).

Credits

33 SCH

Social Work with a Concentration in Administration and Community Practice, (MSSW) and Social Work with a Concentration in Direct Practice with Latino Individuals, Families and Groups (MSSW) have an option of 63 Hour Programs

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal  statement  detailing  professional  goals  and  reasons  for pursuing the graduate degree.(Instructions)
  • Three  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources using the following Reference Form. (Reference Form)
  • Verified successful completion of a course in basic statistics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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