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Social Work

Sacred Heart University

Master
24 months
Duration
22500 USD/year
22500 USD/year
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The first year of the MSW program is foundational and highlights courses in human behavior in the social environment, social work generalist practice, social welfare policy, social work research, human diversity and social justice. The curriculum prepares students to practice at the generalist level.

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Overview

The Master of Social Work (MSW) will prepare students for both generalist and specialized practice with client systems across varying contexts and problems. The program is guided by the social work ethical principles of service, respect for human dignity, social and economic justice, and to address the needs of vulnerable and diverse populations. Grounded in the liberal arts, the program is guided by the profession’s commitment to social justice and the university’s Catholic Intellectual Tradition of academic excellence through social responsibility, service to others, and scientific inquiry. 

Programme Structure

Program SpecializationsDirect Clinical PracticeDirect Clinical Practice focuses on practice with individuals, couples, families, and small groups utilizing a variety of principles for assessment and intervention including psychosocial and human development theories, psychopathology, and environmental factors. Jobs as a clinical social worker include counseling, psychotherapy, social work in health care and mental health settings.Direct Community PracticeDirect Community Practice focuses on practice with larger client systems including large groups, organizations, and communities utilizing human behavior with specific focus on organizational and community theories and frameworks as well as leadership and management. Jobs in this practice area include administration, community assessment and organizing, as well as policy advocacy and development.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
70 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online graduate admissions application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • A signed Agent/Educational Consultant Release Form for Sacred Heart University
  • Completed course-by-course academic credential report such as WES, ECE, FIS, or any of the credential evaluation services approved by NACES
  • Professional resume detailing the applicant's academic achievements and employment history
  • One page personal statement discussing the applicant's reasons for pursuing the degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A bank statement
  • Refer to the specific graduate program for any additional admission requirements specific to your program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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