University of New England

Distance Education

Master of Social Work


11 Hills Beach Road

Biddeford, ME 04005

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work

Format: Online

Program Description:

UNE’s School of Social Work is proud of its tradition, providing students with a quality professional education through innovative programming. The SSW philosophy, as stated in its Mission Statement, emphasizes the mutual interaction of knowledge, values, and practice skills with a focus on:
          • The strength of the human spirit
          • Cultural diversity
          • Social and economic justice
          • Ending oppression
UNE’s MSW degree program offers concentrations in individual, family, and group practice and organizational and community practice:
          • Individual, family and group practice concentration (IFG) is designed for individuals who want to develop advanced   practice skills with individuals, families, and groups
          • Organizational and community practice concentration (OCP) is designed for individuals who want to develop advanced skills in program management, policy analysis, advocacy and other macro practice skill.


The University of New England is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. UNE's School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education to offer the Master of Social Work Degree program.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution.

International Student Requirements:

International student applicants must apply through UNE's online application. In addition, all international transcripts must be evaluated for grade and degree equivalency to that of coursework and degree earned at a US REGIONALLY accredited institution. International applicants should access UNE's website at to review ALL requirements for international applicants.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 64

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 780 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 24960 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 24960 USD

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal and Private educational loans are available.

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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