Master's Degree in Social Work in Florida in USA

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Social Work

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Social work is a service-centered career that involves working with individuals, families, and children to help people and communities who are most in need. Social worker students learn how to help families navigate government assistance programs, or they may learn how to provide assistance to individuals struggling with unemployment.  

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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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. ... [-]