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Social Work, B.S.W.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

In addition to the University’s general requirements, students seeking the BSW in Social Work from University of West Florida must meet the requirements listed below. Consult with your academic advisor for courses which may satisfy both the General Education requirements and common prerequisites.

Learning outcomes

The program requires 45 sh in social work courses and 3 sh of prescribed major-related courses and includes two field experiences. A practicum is part of the Introduction to Generalist Practice course, taken in the student’s second term. This course introduces the student to agency practice. A field placement is part of the senior Field Instruction course. Please contact the department for information on prerequisites and additional requirements.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Human Behavior in Organizations and Communities
  • Introduction to the Field of Social Work
  • Work With Individuals and Families
  • Work With Groups
  • Interviewing and Recording
  • Introduction to Generalist Practice
  • Introductory Analysis of Social Service Policy
  • Human Diversity and Social Justice
  • Social Work Research Foundations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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