Master of Science in Social Work
The Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville offers a Master of Science of Social Work (MSSW) degree online. The program launching fall 2012 is designed for those who have not yet attained a bachelor's degree in social work (BSW). If you currently hold a Bachelor of Social Work, the master's program for these students is currently offered on-campus and will be available online beginning fall 2014.
Our renowned and experienced faculty use their expertise to provide top-notch social work education in a web-based environment. The online program mirrors the on-campus program although you are able to complete your coursework on your schedule. The program combines online learning and hands-on supervised field instruction, completed in your community, which helps you become a part of the fast-growing field of social work.
Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Regionally-accredited bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on 4.0 scale.
If your cumulative undergraduate GPA is less than 2.75 you will need to submit test scores from either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies (MAT).
# of Credits Required:
International Student Requirements:
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required of all foreign students from countries in which English is not the native language. Students holding a baccalaureate or advanced degree from an accredited institution in the U.S. are exempt from this requirement.
International students may be required to have their transcripts evaluated by a credential evaluation service in the U.S., and may be required to participate in a brief telephone interview.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Cost Per Credit Hour:
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive
Institution Sector: Public
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000 and above