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Social Work and Women's Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, CT,
This dual degree program option will prepare students for a licensed social work practitioner career with a specialized knowledge of the population of women. The MSW/WMS program will offer students tools and training in feminist epistemologies, sensitizing students to the unique challenges and obstacles women face.

About

SW students will become grounded in theoretical and practical concerns that affect women from a broad perspective, sensitizing them to the unique challenges as well as structural limitations (within family, community, and society) that circumvent women's ability to fully participate in society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diversity, Oppression, and Social Functioning
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment - Psychopathology
  • Social Work Research Methods
  • Generalist Social Work Field Practicum I 
  • Generalist Social Work Field Practicum II 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    75 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    72

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Degree from an institution accredited by a recognized regional accrediting agency in the  United States. If you are pursuing a Master's degree, a Bachelor's degree is required.
  • Appropriate academic background in or for the program in which graduate study will be done.  For a Master's degree, an undergraduate cumulative average of at least 3.0 
  • Recommendation of the graduate program coordinator. Specific graduate programs may have higher admission standards and/or require scores on standardized examinations such as the GRE (Graduate  Record Examination) or GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) as well as letters of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12244 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6072 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

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