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Social Work, BSW

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Norfolk, VA, United States
Majoring in Social Work at Norfolk State University, is to be nurtured in a School with a robust history devoted to developing advocates, direct practitioners and institution builders. 
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Learning outcomes

Social Work applicants must meet Norfolk State University requirements for admission. After successfully completing the first two years of pre-social work course requirements, students may apply to the Professional Program for the BSW degree. This is the official application process for admission to the professional phase of the Social Work Program.

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: 

  • Personal and Community Health
  • Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Social Science
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • History of World Soecieties
  • Social Welfare Policies and Services
  • Humanities
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the english language.

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General Requirements

  • Completed undergraduate application 
  • Credit card
  • Personal check (from a United States banking institution only)
  • Credit card payments can be made by calling
  • Official or certified copies of records of all your academic work (in native language and in English) sent directly from school and examination results sent from examination council
  • Official TOEFL scores for non-native English speakers
  • SAT I or ACT scores for non-transfer students under 21 years of age
  • SEVIS Information Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    21550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9622 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Norfolk

  • 1100 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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