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Social Work, BSW

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Montgomery, AL, United States
Get your Bachelor of Social Work degree from Alabama State University, and acquire the skills and preparation needed to begin your career as a professional practitioner and leader in service delivery to individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities in a variety of employment settings.
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Overview

In addition to your academic courses, as a social work major, field education opportunities will provide you with the opportunity to engage in supervised social work activities and practice experiences in the application of practice principles, values and ethics of the profession, as well as theory and skills acquired in professional foundation courses in CSWE approved settings.

Accreditation

ASU’s Department of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) – the only accredited social work program in the Montgomery area.

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
  • Social Work Communications
  • Human Behavior and Social Environment
  • Social Welfare Policy and Services
  • Applied Research

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:

    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

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • $25 application fee
  • Copy of your official high school transcript
  • ACT/SAT test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19396 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19396 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19396 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11068 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Montgomery

  • 860 - 1200 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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