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Social Work - Advanced Standing - Direct Practice

Arizona State University

12 months
Duration
26460 USD/year
24498 USD/year
12014 USD/year
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About

The Social Work - Advanced Standing - Direct Practice MSW program at Arizona State University prepares students for professional practice with diverse populations in a wide variety of settings. Across all specializations, the curriculum is guided by the social work values that emphasize evidence-based practice, client strengths, social justice and client empowerment.

Overview

The primary curriculum goal of the Master of Social Work program is to educate advanced social work practitioners who demonstrate the knowledge, skills, values and ethics of the profession and who are competent for specialized practice.

Career Opportunities

The Social Work - Advanced Standing - Direct Practice MSW program offered at Arizona State University prepares students to work with individuals, families and small groups. Students learn how to diagnosis and assess mental health conditions, create treatment plans and provide appropriate interventions in a variety of clinical and community settings.

Career examples include:

  • adult and juvenile corrections --- mental health service professional
  • behavioral health hospitals --- counselor
  • homeless services --- outreach coordinator or shelter director
  • hospital or school social worker
  • individual counselor
  • gerontology services --- counselor
  • group therapy clinicians
  • wellness programming

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics in Social Services 
  • Integrative Social Work Practice
  • Integrative Social Work Practice Skills
  • Statistics for Social Workers 
  • Social Service Delivery Systems
  • Social Work Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 SCH
  • 39 credit hours including the required capstone course (SWG 621), or
  • 51 credit hours including the required capstone course (SWG 621), or
  • 60 credit hours including the required capstone course (SWG 621), or
  • 60 credit hours including the required capstone course (SWG 621) (MSW/MPA concurrent degree)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • Applicants must have a BSW from a Council on Social Work Education-accredited program with a minimum GPA of 3.20 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last two years of work leading to the Bachelor of Social Work (junior and senior GPA). Applicants must have received their Bachelor of Social Work degree no more than six years prior to the date of admission to the MSW program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • three letters of reference
  • professional resume that includes volunteer and paid work experience
  • statement of educational and career goals
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26460 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24498 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24498 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12014 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12014 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 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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