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Social Work, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #934 (BCR) , MI,
The School of Social Work at the University of Missouri–St. Louis is strongly committed to providing accessible, affordable and high quality social work degree programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels to a diverse and nontraditional student body.

About

We are also committed to carrying out research and scholarship to improve social work knowledge and to provide community service activities that serve to enhance the welfare and well-being of the people in the St. Louis Metropolitan region, the state and other metropolitan areas. The UMSL social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. This accreditation assures graduates placement in social service agencies and allows students to apply for a license to practice social work. Professional social work education enables students to integrate the knowledge, values and skills of the profession into competent practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Generalist Social Work Practice
  • Social Policy and Social Services
  • Community Practice and Social Change

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

ApplicationSocial Work Application and Admissions InformationOfficial transcripts from all universities attended
  • Applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree before beginning the master’s program.
Three letters of recommendation (included in application packet)Entrance examinations
  • GRE is NOT required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1228 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1228 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    500 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 500 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Saint Louis

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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