Social Work, Master | California State University, Bakersfield | Long Beach, United States
12 months
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13684 USD/year
13684 USD/year
8932 USD/year
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About

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at California State University, Bakersfield prepares students for advanced generalist social work practice. The profession of Social Work at California State University, Bakersfield is grounded in a commitment to serving vulnerable and oppressed populations and advocating for public policies that promote social justice.

Overview

The profession of Social Work is grounded in a commitment to serving vulnerable and oppressed populations and advocating for public policies that promote social justice.

Graduates are prepared to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities in fields such as mental health, physical health, child and family services, gerontology, corrections, juvenile justice, youth services, and substance abuse treatment.

Learning outcomes

 California State University, Bakersfield uses advanced-generalist practice as the model for the curriculum. This model prepares graduates to perform a variety of roles across micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice.

Within the advanced-generalist framework of the curriculum, students may choose an emphasis in Child and Family Services, Mental Health, or Gerontology/ Health Social Work in a full-time, part-time, or advanced standing plan of study. CSU Bakersfield’s MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Pursuing a degree and career in Social Work is a life-altering experience. If you want an exciting education that gives you the skills you need to create real change in the community, study Social Work at CSUB!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Policy & Services 
  • Foundations of Human Behavior 
  • Generalist Social Work Practice 
  • Field Practicum
  • Research Methods for Social Work
  • Generalist Social Work Practice 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university: official transcripts from all college/university work
    • Transcripts from a college/university outside of the U.S. will require a course-by­ course analysis
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Insurance agreement form
    • A copy of the student’s passport
    • A statement of purpose
    • Current professional resume
    • 3 letters of recommendation from former professors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13684 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8932 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8932 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Long Beach

1400 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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