36 months
1150 USD/year
1150 USD/year
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At Social Work and Public Health from Loyola University Chicago you will learn through a multi-disciplinary approach – from individual to population health – and how the two can be interdependent. 


At Social Work and Public Health from Loyola University Chicago you will graduate with public health competencies in the areas of evidence-based approaches, public health and health care systems, planning and management, policy, leadership, communications, interprofessional practice, and systems approaches.


With a dual degree in social work and public health, you can become a health leader who both understands, anticipates, and responds to health issues on an individual and community level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health, children and families, 
  • School social work, 
  • Mental health 
  • Advanced family treatment, 
  • Gero-ed, 
  • Migration studies
  • Group work

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applicants should complete separate applications for admission to each of the programs.
  • May 5th for the Fall semester deadline for MSW


80 SCH

The standalone MSW program requires 60 credit hours to complete all graduation requirements, and the MPH program requires 42 credit hours.


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • CV/Resume
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation
  • At least one of the following test scores is required: GRE, MCAT, GMAT, or LSAT.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1150 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1150 USD per year 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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