Social Work

Minnesota State University Mankato

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
8747 USD/year
6022 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Social Work at Minnesota State University Mankato prepares future social work professionals to utilize their knowledge, values, and skills to enhance individual and collective well-being and help people meet basic human needs. 


Key Features

The Department of Social Work at Minnesota State University Mankato is home to accredited BSSW and MSW programs that prepare students for generalist and advanced generalist practice with diverse populations in a wide-range of settings.

The MSW Curriculum has been carefully developed based upon our mission, goals, and objectives with particular attention given to the requirements of our accrediting body, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the College and University's missions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Generalist Practice

  • Social Welfare Policy and Services

  • Culturally Responsive Communication in Social Work Practice

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

  • Macro Social Work Practice and Theory

  • Foundation Practicum & Seminar

  • Applied Social Work Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




59 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application. All applications must be completed online.
  • Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee. Applications will not be processed until payment is received.
  •  International applicants must submit the required financial affidavit. Please note that a graduate assistantship most likely will not cover the entire cost of attending Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8747 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8747 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6022 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6022 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Social Work
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