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Social Work-Women's and Gender Studies

36 months
729 USD/credit 18468 USD/year
729 USD/credit 18468 USD/year
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A Social Work-Women's and Gender Studies dual degree from DePaul University will give you a foundation for developing a career in social work that emphasizes social responsibility, advocacy and activism.


This unique Social Work-Women's and Gender Studies dual degree from DePaul University places a focus on gender, community and social justice.

The program can be completed in three years with classes available at both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses.

Study social welfare in the community of Chicago

  • Your classes will challenge you to see human behavior and your environment through the lens of a women’s and gender studies scholar. Take part in rigorous social work curriculum, while having access to Chicago-based organizations like the Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network, the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance and About Face Theater.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Writing and Development 
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment 
  • Social Work Research 
  • Social Welfare Policy 
  • Foundation Practice 
  • Feminist Theories 
  • Feminist Genealogies in Women's and Gender Studies
  • Globalization, Transnationalism, and Gender

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The priority deadline for MA applications is February 15. Applications will continue to be accepted until April 1 which is the deadline for the MSW program. 


76 SCH

You’ll complete 76 credit hours in the MSW program and 32 credit hours in the Women’s and Gender Studies program. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application
  • Official transcripts
  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A writing sample
  • Curriculum vitae or résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    18468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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Social Work-Women's and Gender Studies
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