Social Work

Nyack College

24 months
850 USD/credit
850 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Mission of the Masters in Social Work from Nyack College is to prepare students in a Christian context for the social work profession with the knowledge, values, and skills for competent and compassionate service and leadership with integrity. 


With Social Work from Nyack College our graduates become an “extraordinary force” increasing the well-being of all people and promoting just and caring communities locally, nationally, and globally.

Our program offers concentrations in Clinical Social Work Practice, Leadership in Organizations and Communities.

We are a Christian college-based MSW graduate program in NYC.  Our students benefit from:

  • Marketable, competent and ethical professional integration of Christian faith into social work practice.
  • Collaboration within the city through our faith-based community collaborative, in addition to professional development colloquiums, seminars, and workshops.
  • A network of faith-based organizations and leaders to learn from and connect with in the city.


Employment of Social Workers is projected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by increased demand in health care and other social services including:

  • Child, Family and School Social Workers
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Abuse
  • Community Social Workers
  • Management and Administration
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Congregational Settings
  • Correctional Services
  • Public Policy and Legislative Advocacy

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Social Work & Christianity
  • Social Work in Congregations and Faith-based Organizations
  • Leadership & Organizational Practice 
  • Compassion Spirituality & Self-Care
  • Professional Development and LifeLong Learning 
  • Social Work and Addiction & Recovery
  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




63 alternative credits


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Admissions Checklist 
  • Essay & Personal Statement
  • Academic Reference 
  • Professional Reference
  • English Proficiency Test: The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Pearson Test of English (PTE), and Duolingo English Test (DET) are accepted.
  • International Student Questionnaire 
  • Copies of Personal Pages of Passport/Visas. 
  • Copies of previous I-20’s (if currently an F-1 Student)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    850 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 850 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • 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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