Social Work, M.Sc. | Cleveland State University (CSU) | Cleveland, United States
24 months
Duration
29026 USD/year
26290 USD/year
15350 USD/year
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About

Social Work from Cleveland State University (CSU) is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

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Overview

Social Work from Cleveland State University (CSU)   is a 60-credit master’s program and typically takes 2 years full-time, 2.5 years accelerated part-time (summer courses), or 4 years extended part-time (no summers). Traditional MSW students complete both the generalist and specialization years listed below.

Features

The Advanced Standing MSW program is an accelerated MSW program. Applicants with a BSW degree from a program accredited by CSWE are eligible to apply. The Advanced Standing MSW program consists of 30 credits which can be completed in 1 year full-time, 1.5 years accelerated part-time (summer courses), or 2 years extended part-time (no summers). NOTE: Students who qualify for Advanced Standing will start in the specialization year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethical Decision-Making
  • History and Philosophy of Social Work and Social Welfare
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Generalist Practicum
  • Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Generalist Practicum
  • Generalist Practice with Groups Organizations and Communities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Credits

60 SCH
  • Traditional MSW: 60 credit hours
  • Advanced Standing MSW: 30 credit hours

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Application Requirements for Advanced Standing MSW:

  • Minimum 3.2 cumulative AND 3.5 in social work classes GPA.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
78

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application with a $40 non-refundable application fee. Application fees cannot be waived or deferred. 
    • Transcripts of academic work and degree certificates from each college/university attended. All school records should be submitted in the original language and should be accompanied by a certified English translation.
    • Proof of having met at least one of the English language proficiency requirements. CSU offers students the following choices to prove English language proficiency
    • Successful completion of CSU's IELP (Intensive English Language Program) Advanced Level, with a grade of 80% or better
    • Graduated from a secondary school or accredited college/university in the US or from one of the TOEFL exempted countries.
    • Official score report of the GRE, GMAT, or MAT if required by your department. The academic program has the option of requiring additional test requirements from applicants. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14513 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    26290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13145 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7675 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Cleveland

980 - 1620 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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