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Social Work, B.S.W.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Social workers work with different populations, social problems and levels of practice and are employed in a variety of settings, including social service agencies and programs, healthcare institutions and services, communities, correctional systems, schools and government.

The social work program at the University of Southern Indiana prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values for generalist practice with diverse populations and emerging social issues.

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Social Work and Master of Social Work programs at the University of Southern Indiana are fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Social Work Statistics
  • Introduction to Social Work Research
  • Communications Skills 
  • Social Welfare Policy-Program and Service Delivery Analysis 
  • Social Work Practice with Micro Systems I
  • Social Work Practice with Micro Systems II
  • Social Work Practice with Macro Systems
  • Social Work Practicum I
  • Social Work Practice
  • Social Work Practicum II

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Each freshman applicant is reviewed on an individual basis and is evaluated on the following areas from his/her high school transcript:

  • four years of English
  • three to four years of laboratory science
  • three years of social studies
  • three to four years of mathematics

The Admission Committee also considers:

  • SAT and/or ACT composite scores
  • academic achievement (grade point average, class rank, coursework)
  • extra-curricular involvement
  • recommendations from counselors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    234 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 234 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 1213 - 2020 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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