12 months
857 USD/year
857 USD/year
857 USD/year
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The Social Work (Online) at Fairleigh Dickinson University prepares you to make a positive impact on social and economic justice, human rights and quality of life for diverse populations.

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About Social Work (Online) at Fairleigh Dickinson University

 In this program, you will develop valuable skills to promote physical, psychological and social well-being for clients in various settings and regions of practice.

The online MSW curriculum combines didactic and practical learning through coursework delivered in an online format. It provides a competency-based education, preparing you to work as an advanced social work practitioner capable of leading developmental efforts in both public and private social service arenas. This program is designed for a variety of students to include: traditional students, working professionals and adult learners, and is in candidacy with the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation (CSWE).

FDU’s Master of Social Work online program includes extensive field practicum experience. You will have the opportunity to apply the theory, skills and approaches learned in the course work to real-world situations. Placement opportunities include those in hospitals and other healthcare settings, schools, criminal justice settings, grassroots organizations, mental health services and more. You will work closely with a dedicated field coordinator to identify placements for your field experience hours.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Behavior and the Social Environmen
  • Advanced Micro Practice
  • Advanced Mezzo Practice
  • Advanced Macro Practice
  • Social Policy
  • Diversity and Social Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • 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 graduate application
  • Resume
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree inclusive of coursework from the liberal arts; and
  • A minimum overall GPA of 2.75.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 857 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 857 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    857 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 857 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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