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Social Work 

Portland State University

Master On Campus Online Blended
36 months
Duration
671 USD/credit
671 USD/credit
444 USD/credit
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About

The Portland State University School of Social Work in Portland, Oregon is pleased to offer the first online program in the Pacific Northwest.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report, we are uniquely suited to deliver a quality academic program. Faculty based in our campus program will be collaboratively developing and delivering the curriculum with an advanced focus on Practice and Leadership with Communities and Organizations. 

The Social Work program at  Portland State University  is uniquely designed for those who have traditionally lacked access to the MSW degree. We will offer a dynamic learning opportunity, using online curriculum, innovative teaching techniques and student directed learning in a structure that supports a family, work, school life balance.

How does the MSW Online Option work? 

Students complete the 78 credit MSW degree over the course of 3 years, taking 6-9 credits per term (fall, winter, spring, summer).  During years 2 and 3, students complete a 16 hour/week field placement. The MSW Online Option has two advanced concentrations to choose from, Health Across the Lifespan or Practice and Leadership with Communities and Organizations.  Students follow a prescribed course sequence outlined in the Online Course Map.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Skills for the Helping Process: Individuals and Families 
  • Social Justice in Social Work 
  • SW Research & Evaluation
  • Health Across the Lifespan

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

78 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance, Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your application and $50 USD application fee online.
  • Submit all high school transcripts/grades/records along with your graduation certificate/diploma/exam results or certificate(s).
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency that meets the university’s minimum requirements if you wish to enter university level coursework upon admission.
  • Fill out the Financial Certification and Immigration Information Form and mail or submit it online to PSU.
  • Submit Financial Documentation for I-20

Tuition Fee

  • International

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    671 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 671 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    444 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 444 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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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