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Explore fundamental concepts of social work and social justice with this Social Work - Practice, Policy and Research MasterTrack offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

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Overview

Learn practice methods, advocacy, and social justice frameworks with this Social Work - Practice, Policy and Research MasterTrack offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan.

Want to make a difference? Reach out, raise hope, and change society.

In this program, you will complete a series of practice-focused modules from the University of Michigan's Master of Social Work. These courses will give you the skills you need to empower individuals, families, communities, and organizations to meet their needs and create positive change.

You will gain a greater understanding of social work practice, the history and impact of policy on key social services, and the research that supports effective practice. To build on this valuable MasterTrack program, you can apply for the #1 ranked social work master’s degree at the University of Michigan for a fraction of the cost.

What you will learn

  • Apply key skills when working with individuals, families, communities, and organizations to promote positive changes and make a difference.
  • Integrate social justice values into social change processes and actions.
  • Understand the key knowledge bases and frameworks that social workers use to guide their work at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice.
  • Learn how social policies and research impact everyday practice.

Programme Structure

What is a MasterTrack Certificate?

With MasterTrack™ Certificates, portions of Master’s programs have been split into online modules, so you can earn a high quality university-issued career credential at a breakthrough price in a flexible, interactive format. Benefit from a deeply engaging learning experience with real-world projects and live, expert instruction. If you are accepted to the full Master's program, your MasterTrack coursework counts towards your degree.

Courses included:

  • Social Work Practice: Advocating for Social Justice and Change
  • Essentials of Social Welfare Policy
  • Engaging Social Justice, Diversity and Oppression in Social Work
  • Essentials of Interpersonal Practice
  • Essentials of Community and Organizational Practice
  • Research Basics for Social Work Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prerequisites are required. However, if you are interested in pursuing an Master of Social Work degree at the University of Michigan, previous human service experience is strongly preferred.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • National

    2000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • Four payments of $500
  • Or pay all at once and save 5%

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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