48 months
43410 USD/year
43410 USD/year
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Building on over 20 years of experience in social work education this program is delivered in an alternative format for adult students who cannot attend the regular program. Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the graduates of this Social Work (Completion Programme) program from Marist College are prepared for entry-level social work practice and/or graduate school.

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The Social Work (Completion Programme) program from Marist College emphasizes:

  • A sociological perspective for understanding human problems
  • The development of self-awareness
  • Personal and professional values
  • Preparation for generalist social work practice and/or graduate study, specifically the MSW

The Social Work Career

Social workers are committed to improving the human condition by maximizing human potential and the quality of the social environment. Social workers advocate for social justice and serve oppressed populations and society's most vulnerable people. 

BSW education prepares graduates in generalist social work practice methods to serve individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities with a range of problems. Social workers often practive in agencies that provide services to those dealing with problems in social functioning, substance abuse, mental health issues, domestic violence, child protection, aging and health concerns, school, employment, and legal issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics
  • Human behavior and the social environment
  • Social policy
  • Research
  • Practice theories and methods
  • Related content from liberal arts and specifically from biology, political science, economics, and psychology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early Decision: November 15th
  • Early Action: November 15th
  • Early Decision 2: February 1st


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application: You can choose between the Marist Application (online or print) or Common Application 
  • Secondary school transcript(s)
  • SAT/ACT scores:  Marist is a test-optional school, but you can still submit your scores for consideration
  • One Letter of Recommendation: Counselor letter of recommendation is required. 
  • Personal essay
  • Any supplemental materials: Check if your desired program requires application supplements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43410 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    43410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43410 USD per year during 48 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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