Social Work, Master | University of Washington | Seattle, United States
24 months
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31530 USD/year
31530 USD/year
18057 USD/year
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About

Live your passion for social change. The Social Work program from University of Washington prepares graduates for leadership and direct-practice positions in a host of professional settings, ranging from health, aging and mental health to public education, multicultural communities and nonprofit or government agencies.

Overview

Key facts

We offer three distinct degree paths—Advanced Standing, Day and Extended Degree programs—to accommodate the personal and professional interests of our students as well as their educational backgrounds and work-life demands. 

In 2019, the Social Work program from University of Washington was ranked No. 3 in the country out of more than 250 advanced social work programs. In 2017, the UW School of Social Work was ranked No. 1 in the world by the Center for University Rankings for its influential research and broad impact. 

The MSW program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and designed to prepare students seeking to innovate, lead and practice in a multicultural world facing complex social challenges. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intellectual and Historical Foundations of Professional Social Work Practice
  • Poverty and Inequality 
  • Social Work for Social Justice: Developing a Personal-Professional Stance 
  • Foundations of Social Welfare Research 
  • Social Welfare Research and Evaluation 
  • Advanced Standing Social Welfare Research and Evaluation
  • Micro/Meso Social Work Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Credits

60 alternative credits

quarter credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
120

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
  • All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS). 
  • Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution

Tuition Fee

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    31530 USD/year
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  • National

    31530 USD/year
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  • In-State

    18057 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18057 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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