24 months
1062 USD/credit 28674 USD/year
1062 USD/credit 28674 USD/year
531 USD/credit 14337 USD/year
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The Social Work program offered at University of Wisconsin Green Bay provides a significant opportunity for graduate students seeking a career in the human services.


Social Work from University of Wisconsin Green Bay prepares students for advanced level professional practice applicable to a wide range of positions in the human services, with a special emphasis on multi-cultural practice, social justice, leadership, and advocacy.

 The curriculum is founded on the program’s mission and goals and emphasizes social justice advocacy, leadership, and social work with, and on behalf of, vulnerable families. 

Graduates with Social Work  from University of Wisconsin Green Bay will be able to:

  • Demonstrate Ethical and Professional Behavior 
  • Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice 
  • Engage in Practice-informed Research and Research-informed Practice 
  • Advance Human Rights and Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice 
  • Engage in Policy Practice 
  • Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • Assess Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 
  • Intervene with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, and Communities 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Management & Supervision in the Social Services
  • Psychopathology for Clinical Social Work
  • Emerging Issues in Child Welfare
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Clinical Theories for Mental Health Practice
  • Social Work Practice in Schools
  • Strengths-Based Leadership and Supervision
  • Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System
  • Overview of Wisconsin DPI School Social Work Standards
  • Assessing Mental Health and Substance Use in Practice
  • Forensic Social Work: Policy and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 SCH

or 30-credit advanced standing option


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 grade point average. Applicants with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission.
  • UW System application form
  • $56.00 application fee
  • Academic background in the liberal arts with completion of a minimum of 12 credits in the social sciences (psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics or political science)
  • Four prerequisite courses are required and include one course from each of the following areas: biological life sciences, lifespan development, statistics and research methods.
  • Official transcripts from colleges and universities previously attended
  • MSW Program Admission Questionnaire
  • Two letters of evaluation
  • A test of English proficiency (TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Course-by-course transcript evaluation from a professional evaluation service currently recognized by NACES

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1062 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    28674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1062 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14337 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 531 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • Minnesota Resident w/ Reciprocity - 663.48 USD per credit
  • Midwest Student Exchange - 753.85 USD per credit

Living costs for Green Bay

1105 - 1833 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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