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Social Work

North Carolina Central University

12 months
14136 USD/year
14136 USD/year
4226 USD/year
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The Social Work MSW program at the North Carolina Central University is a two-year, full-time program that places special emphasis on preparing students to be advanced generalist practice leaders who deliver culturally competent services on local, national and global levels.


The mission of the Department of Social Work is to prepare students to promote social and economic justice by engaging in problem solving efforts, and offering direct and macro interventions with individuals, communities, and organizations.

Goals of the Program

The Department of Social Work at the North Carolina Central University is committed to the following goals, which are derived from our mission statement as well as from the Curriculum Policy Statement of the Council on Social Work Education. The program goals are to:

  • Prepare students to provide ethical, culturally relevant professional social work services.
  • Prepare students for advanced practice with at-risk youth involved with the juvenile justice system or families involved with child and family services.
  • Prepare students to intervene in social problems and to challenge social and economic injustice.
  • Support and strengthen the social work community through evaluation and research, professional consultation and innovative training.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Foundations of Social Welfare and Social Work
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Foundation of Data Analysis 
  • Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Social Work Practicum 
  • Research Methods in Social Work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate admission application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts of all schools attended (if you earned your degree from a non-U.S. school, please see the international applicant requirements)
  • Personal narrative
  • Writing sample
  • Resume
  • Supplemental social work application
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • A minimum major GPA of 3.00
  • The GRE is not required

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    14136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7068 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2113 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Durham

990 - 1670 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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Updated over a year ago

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