Social Work, M.Sc. | Abilene Christian University | Abilene, United States
24 months
1343 USD/credit 42976 USD/year
1343 USD/credit 42976 USD/year
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M.S. in Social Work from Abilene Christian University program offers an innovative curriculum aimed at preparing leading social work practitioners in the field. 


Key facts

Social Work from Abilene Christian University is designed to produce versatile social work leaders, you are able to incorporate faith and employ technology into your work in the program. You will identify and make use of what works from the most promising interventions and forward-thinking programs and policies to empower and instill hope in your clients, in essence promoting positive social change.

At ACU, our Master's in Social Work curriculum gives students unparalleled field placement opportunities specifically designed to fit their interests, outside commitments, and future career goals.


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Nonprofit or Social Services Director
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Military Social Worker
  • Substance Abuse Social Worker
  • Mental Health Social Worker
  • Child Welfare Advocate
  • Adoption Social Worker
  • Public Health Social Worker
  • Rehabilitation Social Worker
  • Family Violence Counselor
  • Sexual Assault Counselor
  • Immigration Policy Advocate
  • Poverty Advocate
  • Lobbyist
  • Policy Analyst/Researcher
  • Legislator/Public Official
  • Community Planner
  • Rural Social Worker
  • Social Work Administrators, Researchers, Planners and Policymakers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diversity, Power, and Oppression
  • Policy Analysis and Practice
  • Management and Funding for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Leading and Managing Change in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Psychopathology
  • Spirituality and Social Work 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Deadline may extend if space is available.


64 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application;
  • Pay the $65 application fee;
  • An official transcript(s) in English of all previous colleges attended. 
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; If undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, the GRE or MAT entrance exam is required. 
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • A personal statement addressing your motivation for graduate studies and entering the social work profession, including reflections on the four themes of the ACU School of Social Work- evidence-based practice, God’s gift of diversity, faith and social work, and social justice;
  • A writing sample in the form of a formal graded senior level assignment of at least five pages from the student's undergraduate work (or acceptable alternative);
  • Demonstrate a broad liberal arts background, including two courses from each of the humanities/fine arts, and communication/language. A course in statistics is highly desirable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1343 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    42976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1343 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Abilene

932 - 1728 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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