M.Sc. Online

Social Work

University of Louisville

24 months
737 USD/credit 22110 USD/year
737 USD/credit 22110 USD/year
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Social Work from University of Louisville is designed for the next generation of social workers, preparing them to promote social justice and be positive change agents in their community and the fast-growing field of social work.


Social Work from University of Louisville focuses on expanding your understanding and application of methods and decision-making practices that promote social justice and build stronger communities. Within our highly-ranked and accredited Master of Science in Social Work program, you have the option of choosing a specialization and customizing your degree to align with your interests in Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Gerontology, Mental Health, Military Social Work or Psychosocial Oncology.


  • Children and Family Advocacy
  • APS Investigation
  • Community Action
  • Shelters
  • Oncology Social Work
  • Volunteer Coordination
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health
  • International practice
  • Case Management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Behavior & the Social Environment
  • Social Welfare Institutions, Policies & Services 
  • Social Justice Practice
  • Social Work Practice 
  • Issues in Policy and Service Delivery 
  • Research Methodology & Design 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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Advanced Standing (30-hour) Online MSSW Applicants:

  • December 15 deadline for fall term
  • September deadline for spring term


60 alternative credits

30 - advanced 

60 - regular


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete application for admission
  • Submit $65 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit all official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate work from all previous
  • Three (3) Recommendation Forms 
  • Admissions Essay
  • Resume
  • Preferred cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 
  • Preferred Social Work GPA of at least 3.25 
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    22110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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