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Social Work, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Widener’s MSW program follows a trauma-informed, clinical model that promotes a social justice lens. Our program, combined with rigorous fieldwork education experience, provides students with opportunities to learn fundamental skills and values while helping some of this country’s most vulnerable individuals.

About

Trauma is a leading factor in the mental health field and can often lead to substance abuse and other social-emotional issues that affect quality of life. Widener’s MSW program prepares its students to understand trauma as a root cause and the effect it can have on a client and community.

Our single concentration in clinical social work provides students with a full range of skills needed for direct clinical practice in human service organizations, including self-care skills for workers. Students graduating from Widener are prepared to become professional social workers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Behavior & the Social Context I
  • Generalist Social Work Practice
  • Methods of Social Work Research
  • Social & Economic Justice I

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission; no specific deadlines

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 38 months
  • Credits
    63 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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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General Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Passport (scan of photo page)
  • Copy of current i-20 and us visa
  • Copy of financial evidence (e.g. Bank statement, sponsor's letter)
  • Course-by-course credential evaluation of undergraduate qualifications from a professional evaluation service
  • Certified copies of all academic transcripts
  • Student statement of intent
  • 2 letters of recommendation by an employer or academic source
  • Resume/cv
  • Gre/gmat score if either test has been taken (not required)
  • Certified copy of school completion certificate

Tuition Fee

  • National

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chester

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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