• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Social Work program of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University achieved departmental status in the 1990-1991 academic year. Both the departmental faculty and University administrators believed the Bachelor of Social Work program met the “goodness-of-fit test” in relation to:

  • The mission of FAMU
  • The essential values of FAMU students, particularly those related to issues of social and economic justice
  • Local and national needs of the profession, and
  • The self-actualization of students choosing social work as their career.

The social work faculty, along with the University, students, staff, and community strive to deliver a high-quality program committed to the enhancement of human well-being, social and economic justice, and the alleviation of poverty and oppression in all forms.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communicative Skills
  • American History
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Submit an official or certified copy of all secondary and post-secondary records and/or examination results
  • Submit official ACT and/or Redesigned SAT results, if entering as a freshman or sophomore transfer student.
  • Complete the International Student Financial Statement.
  • Submit all AICE, AP, IB, or CLEP results if you have earned college credit through one of these accelerated mechanisms.
  • Submit official English Proficiency TOEFL and/or IELTS Test Scores if your native language is not English
  • Official GED transcript, if applicable
  • 500 word essay; part of application
  • Two letters of recommendations teacher and/or counselor; part of application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34140 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34140 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    22342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22342 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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