Master's Degree in Social Sciences in Florida in USA

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Social Sciences

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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MSW in Social Work

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 4 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 2 more

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is designed to prepare students for professional social work practice with individuals, families, and communities. There are two levels in the master’s degree – foundation and advanced. The foundation curriculum provides students with the knowledge, values, and skills of a generalist social worker similar to that in the bachelor’s degree in social work and is designed for those who enter the program without the bachelor’s degree in social work. The advanced curriculum provides students with concentrations in specialized areas of practice or advanced generalists determined by the needs and demands of the community in which the program is located. [+]

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is designed to prepare students for professional social work practice with individuals, families, and communities. There are two levels in the master’s degree – foundation and advanced. The foundation curriculum provides students with the knowledge, values, and skills of a generalist social worker similar to that in the bachelor’s degree in social work and is designed for those who enter the program without the bachelor’s degree in social work. The advanced curriculum provides students with concentrations in specialized areas of practice or advanced generalists determined by the needs and demands of the community in which the program is located. These concentrations are generally on the micro, mezzo, and/or macro level and are taken only after the student has completed the foundation curriculum.... [-]


MSW/MBA Joint Degree

Florida State University, The College of Business
Campus Full time 24 months September 2018 USA Tallahassee

The joint graduate degree is designed for students in both programs who wish to expand their understanding of the connection between these two fields of study and gain expertise working in social services agencies. [+]

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The M.S.W. /M.B.A is a joint collaboration between the College of Social Work and the College of Business. The joint graduate degree is designed for students in both programs who wish to expand their understanding of the connection between these two fields of study and gain expertise working in social services agencies.

The credit hours for Advanced Standing social policy and administration (SPA) social work students would total 33 and for business administration students, there would be 36 hours for a total of 69 hours. Normally the number of credit hours for the MSW is 39 and the MBA is 42 for a total of 81 hours. Those SPA students who are in the Traditional MSW program (61 credit hours) or the clinical concentration may be eligible for this joint degree but will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. ... [-]