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Social Work

University of Tennessee Knoxville

24 months
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31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) program at the University of Tennessee Knoxville benefits the residents of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world.

Overview

About this Degree

The program’s mission is to educate students for culturally relevant and ethically sound social work practice within a changing global context affecting social work practice. Sensitivity to the personal, social, economic and political needs of vulnerable, high-risk populations is emphasized within a person and environment context. In accordance with professional social work’s ethical code and values, importance is placed on client empowerment, individual and political advocacy for greater social and economic justice, and challenging the oppression of diverse and vulnerable populations.

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The Social Work (MSSW) program at the University of Tennessee Knoxville offers a comprehensive and vigorous curriculum that prepares students to address pressing individual, family, community, and societal needs through use of cutting-edge knowledge and skills. The program combines state-of the art coursework with in-depth internship experiences.

Accreditation

Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Evidence-based Policy and Practice with Older Adults
  • Forensic Social Work
  • Advanced Field Practice Extended
  • Advanced Field Practice Full Time
  • Advanced Field Practice Block
  • Independent Study
  • Doctoral Research and Dissertation
  • Research for Social Work Practice
  • Analysis of Social Work Data
  • Neuroscience for Clinical Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7
3 (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency or foreign equivalent.
  • Preparation in the social sciences (at least three-fourths of the undergraduate work should be in the social sciences, humanities, physical sciences, and other liberal arts subjects).
  • U.S. degree holders must have a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of a possible 4.0 on all undergraduate work and a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 on all previous graduate work. 
  • Personal qualifications acceptable for entrance into the professional practice of social work.
  • GRE scores are not required for admission to the MSSW program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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