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Social Work (Online)

Winthrop University

Master Online
24 months
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950 USD/credit
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About

Winthrop University Social Work (Online) program at Winthrop University offers a curriculum focused on empowerment practice that is grounded in excellence and prepares you to be a specialized social worker. 

Overview

Empowerment practice assesses the influence of personal, structural and societal systems of power on vulnerable and oppressed populations. It uses assessment, intervention and evaluation methods with individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations.The Social Work (Online) is delivered at Winthrop University.

Through empowerment practice, you can promote well-being while affirming the strengths and capabilities of people, valuing human diversity and promoting social justice.

Traditional Program Option

Winthrop offers a Traditional M.S.W. program option, which is designed for students who do not possess an undergraduate degree in social work. This 60-credit-hour program can be completed in as few as 3 years to prepare you for a new career as a specialized social worker.

Advanced Standing Program Option

Winthrop offers a 39-credit hour Advanced Standing M.S.W. program for applicants who possess an undergraduate degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program. This option enables you to accelerate your career advancement by graduating in as few as 2 years.

Mission Statement

Winthrop University provides personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the nation and to the State of South Carolina. Winthrop's longtime commitment to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation continually guides the mission of the university.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment 
  • Social Welfare Policy 
  • Generalist Social Work Practice 
  • Social Work Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
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.
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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).
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution 
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited institution 
  • 3.0 G.P.A. overall required (Advanced Standing program).
  • A current, professional resume that demonstrates paid and volunteer experience in the helping profession.
  • A professional narrative statement (3-5 pages) addressing the following:
  • Your reasons for pursuing the MSW degree and your commitment to the profession.
  • Your career goals upon completing the degree.
  • How a specialization in empowerment practice will help you reach your professional goals.
  • Prior to beginning your statement, please read the NASW Code of Ethics and our statement on Empowerment Practice. 
  • Applicants must submit official transcript(s) from all institutions attended, even if the classes were transferred or if the applicant withdrew from the school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    950 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 950 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

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.

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