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Social Work, B.S.W.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Jacksonville Beach, FL, United States
Social Work from University of North Florida aims to prepare students with the generalist knowledge, values, and skills to provide effective social work services to diverse client systems in a variety of practice settings.
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Overview

Social Work from University of North Florida curriculum is designed to enhance students' understanding of and sensitivity to economic and social inequalities and foster commitment to serving and advocating for the well-being of those who are vulnerable, marginalized, and oppressed.

Graduates with Social Work  from University of North Florida will:

  • be prepared for effective generalist social work practice with diverse clients systems in a variety of practice settings;
  • enhance their understanding of and sensitivity to economic and social inequalities, fostering commitment to serve and advocate for those who are vulnerable, marginalized, and oppressed;
  • be prepared to engage self-critically in practice evaluation as well as lifelong personal and professional growth through the development of research, critical thinking and problem-solving skills; 

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:

  • Inside the Asylum 
  • Social Work with Children and Adolescents 
  • Substance Abuse and Social Work Practice 
  • Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees 
  • Social Work in Health Care 
  • Evaluation Research/Program Analysis 
  • Sociology of Sexualities
  • Sociology of Family 
  • Health, Illness, & Society 
  • Deviance & Social Control 
  • Sociology of Aging 
  • Family Violence 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Online application
    • Application fee
    • Official high school transcripts or International High School and Post-secondary Transcripts
    • Official transcripts from other college credits earned
    • Official SAT or ACT scores 
    • Minimum 2.5 recalculated GPA on a 4.0 scale and meet minimum test score requirements. 
    • English Language Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36130 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36130 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    21730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21730 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living off campus

  • Local - $23,050
  • National and international - $37,450

Living costs for Jacksonville Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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