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Social Work

Sacred Heart University

24 months
825 USD/credit 24750 USD/year
825 USD/credit 24750 USD/year
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Sacred Heart University's Master on Social Work program is guided by ethical principles of service, respect for human dignity, social and economic justice, and the needs of vulnerable and diverse populations.


Why Earn Your Master’s in Social Work at Sacred Heart University?

Through direct clinical or direct community practice, you will explore human behavior in the social environment, social work generalist practice, social welfare policy, social work research, human diversity and social justice.

You’ll enhance this knowledge with specialized skills in social work practice and assessment, treatment planning, interventions, and practice evaluation. You’ll be prepared for leadership roles in generalist and specialized practice. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Diversity & Social Justice
  • Human Behavior & Social Environment 
  • Social Work Gen. Practice I Social Work Generalist Practicum 
  • Generalist Field Practicum & Seminar
  • Methods of Social Work Research
  • Social Welfare Policy 
  • Human Behavior & Social Environment 
  • Social Work Gen. Practice
  • Generalist Field Practicum & Seminar
  • Research Practicum
  • Research for Social Work Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Completed online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • 1-2 page personal statement outlining why you are pursuing the MSW program at SHU
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Interview with social work faculty. Applicants will be invited in to interview after all other application materials have been received.
  • Attendance at an information session is strongly encouraged.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    24750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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