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Social Work, BSW

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, VA,
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. Social Work became a major in 1960. However, when Dr. Ethelyn Ratcliff Strong became Dean, the School would become a flagship entity of the University. 

About

BSW applicants must meet 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
  • 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:

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

General Requirements

NSU’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions evaluates applicants based on their individual potential for successful graduation at NSU. Several key factors are taken into consideration:

  • Prior academic performance SAT and/or ACT test score(s) special talents
  • Demonstrated leadership individual
  • Motivation and character
  • Recommendation letters
  • SAT & ACT Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8460 USD per semester 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.

Funding

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