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Social Work, MSW

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, WI,
The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at the University of Southern Indiana strives to produce professional social workers that promote growth and empowerment of clients in a dynamic multi-dimensional social context.

About

The MSW degree prepares you to be a clinical social worker, able to practice in a variety of settings like mental health clinics, hospitals, schools, employee assistance programs or residential treatment facilities. Focus your studies through electives, a graduate capstone project and specialized field placements in areas like children and adolescents, geriatrics, medical social work, hospice, veteran services or psychiatric care.

USI's program prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values for clinical social work practice based on the Nine Competencies of Social Work Practice. The Social Work Department continuously evaluates student development of these competences through measured practice behaviors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Clinical Assessment and Psychopathology in Social Work
  • Theories of Clinical Practice
  • Graduate Field Placement
  • Integrated Field Placement Seminar
  • Family and Couples Therapy
  • Clinical Practice with Groups

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Online Graduate Studies Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Transcript Submission
  • Verification of English competency

Submit an official TOEFL or International English Language Testing System  score report verifying a minimum total score of one of the following:

  • TOEFL (paper-based): 550
  • TOEFL (internet-based): 79
  • IELTS: 6
Additional Documents

  • Copy of Visa or Passport
  • International Graduate Student Estimate of Expenses
  • International Statement of Finance Form
  • International Student Transfer Form
Graduate Program Application Process

  • For more information regarding specific program requirements and program application deadlines, refer to the Graduate Programs tab

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    692 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 692 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    351 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 351 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 1213 - 2020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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