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Social Work

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO)

24 months
Duration
4616 USD/year
4616 USD/year
5340 USD/year
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About

Social Work from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) aims to provide an educational experience for students which facilitates the acquisition of knowledge, values and skills essential for advanced professional competence in social work practice.

Overview

Social Work from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is designed to provide opportunities for professional social work practitioners to acquire special knowledge and skills appropriate to specific roles and fields of practice.

Our program's objective is to prepare students for competent practice with diverse populations by ensuring that all areas of the curriculum, including field experience include content relative to understanding and acting upon: 

  • women’s issues, 
  • people of color–with particular focus on, but not limited to, African Americans,
  • acceptance of diverse life styles and sexual orientation as among gay and lesbian persons, populations at risk (i.e., children, seniors, the poor, the physical or mentally challenged, persons with HIV or AIDS), 
  • institutional racism, classism, sexism, heterosexism, ageism, and (e) social and economic justice issues.

Graduates with Social Work from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will:

  • gain knowledge and understanding of general systems theory and an ecological theoretical perspective as an integrating framework, and its application, with emphasis on strengths and ecological social work practice at both micro, mezzo, and macro levels.
  • be able to apply research knowledge and skills which reflect social work values and ethics in evaluating their own practice and in generating knowledge for practice.
  • integrate cognitive and affective experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Welfare Policy And Services (Swps) I: Social Services Policy
  • Social Work In Legal Settings
  • Motivational Interviewing 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Military And Veteran’s Administration Social Work 
  • Human Behavior And The Social Environment  
  • Social Work Practice With Communities 
  • Direct Service I: Social Work Intervention With Individuals
  • Social Work 
  • Diversity And Empowerment 
  • Direct Service Ii:Social Work Intervention With Families 
  • Social Work Practice With Organizations 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Successful completion of a course with a minimum grade of “C” in Sociology, Psychology and Biology. 
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate Grade Point Average of 2.5 (probationary entry consideration) or greater on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Evidence of professional writing skills at the level of a graduate student, and a commitment to social justice documented in the applicant’s personal interest statement and demonstrated by an on campus written exercise.
  • Evidence of values, ethics, and commitment congruent with those of the social work profession. 
  • Evidence of ability to successfully matriculate in graduate education evaluated through undergraduate transcripts and from personal reference letters. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2308 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2308 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2670 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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