Master On Campus Online

Social Administration

Case Western Reserve University

24 months
1590 USD/credit 47700 USD/year
1590 USD/credit 47700 USD/year
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The Social Administration program of Case Western Reserve University prepares students for advanced social work practice in a variety of settings. The master’s curriculum is designed to address the wide range of skills and functions required of a professional social worker.


The curriculum of the Social Administration program of Case Western Reserve University is divided into two levels: generalist and advanced. The generalist curriculum (27 credit hours) includes the knowledge, values, processes, and skills essential for the general practice of social work. It consists of generalist courses in social work methods, human development theory, social policy, research methods, and an introductory semester of field education. The advanced curriculum (33 credit hours) builds on the professional foundation and provides for advanced knowledge and practice skills in the concentration selected by the student. Concentrations (Direct Practice and Community Practice) include specializations in aging; alcohol and other drug abuse; children, youth and families; health; mental health and community practice for social change. School social work is available as a special emphasis.


  • Community Practice for Social Change
  • Direct Practice

Direct Practice Specializations

  • Aging
  • Substance Use Disorders and Recovery
  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Mental Health
  • Health

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Field Education
  • Theories of Oppression and Social Justice
  • Human Development: Child and Adolescent
  • Social Policy
  • Direct Practice Generalist Methods & Skills
  • Human Development: Adult

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from a regionally accredited college or university, recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), that demonstrates completion of a bachelor’s degree in any field of study.
  • Two-part essay that is five pages in length and exemplary of graduate-level writing.
  • Current resume highlighting paid and volunteer experiences.
  • Three recommendation letters, preferably from faculty members, direct supervisors and/or volunteer coordinators.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    47700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1590 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    47700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1590 USD per credit during 24 months.


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