St. Cloud State University

College of Social Sciences

Master of Social Work (MSW)


St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As a student of Social Work you will learn to think critically, and work effectively and collaboratively in the professional world of social services. This program will prepare you to promote economic, political and social justice in a diverse and global society. You will be prepared to work as an advanced generalist in a variety of social service settings.

Program Highlights

  • Uses an anti-oppression lens with a focus on race, class and gender
  • Designed for working professionals with both full-time and part-time options
  • Small program atmosphere, where students get to know their peers and professors


The Master of Social Work Program is accredited by and in good standing with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

International Student Requirements:

In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores if required by program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation showing availability of funds for graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 213 on the computer exam, 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 33-57

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/538.86 non-resident USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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