12 months
708 USD/credit 26904 USD/year
708 USD/credit 26904 USD/year
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The weekend Social Work (Hybrid) program at Grand Valley State University prepares you for advanced professional micro, mezzo, and macro practice in social work, and in the development and implementation of social welfare policies and programs. 


The Social Work (Hybrid) 38 credit hour program at Grand Valley State University is available on a part-time basis to Advanced Standing applicants, including 8 credit hours of Field Education. Advanced Standing status is for those who successfully completed a B.S.W. degree at a CSWE accredited program and meet other admission criteria. Course requirements are available online.

Why Study Social Work at Grand Valley?

You will:

  • Learn to apply a range of theories and methods to practice at multisystemic levels.
  • Become a culturally competent practitioner in an increasingly complex society through field education and practice.
  • Are prepared to engage in grassroots, political, and community organizing as well as electoral politics.
  • Become a skilled practitioner capable of assuming leadership and scholarly professional roles in regional, state, national, and global communities.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of professional social work knowledge and practice through research and scholarly inquiry that employ state-of-the-art technology.
  • Earn a degree that is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • The M.S.W. program and the M.P.A. program provides an opportunity to receive a combined degree of 81 credits.

Programme Structure

You will study a variety of topics and methods:

  • Substance abuse
  • Human behavior
  • Community-based learning, including global and domestic service learning
  • Clinical diagnosis
  • Social research and policy
  • Practice with individuals, groups, families, organizations and communities

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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38 SCH



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed graduate application for admission to both the M.S.W program and M.P.A program
  • $30 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official copies of transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended, other than Grand Valley
  • Three recommendation forms from individuals able to attest to the candidate's qualifications for graduate work and professional practice
  • Current resume detailing work and volunteer experience
  • Graduate admissions statement responding to the five questions detailed in the M.S.W. admissions packet
  • Coursework Requirement Form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26904 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 708 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26904 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 708 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Allendale

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.


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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