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Social Work 

Walden University

Doctorate Online
30 months
Duration
20252 USD/year
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About

Prepare to advance your social work career with a CSWE-accredited Doctor of Social Work (DSW) from Walden University. This online master’s degree program helps you develop the skills needed to become a social worker.

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Overview

Designed to meet the needs of working students, Walden’s online degree program allows you to choose from three degree completion options, so you can complete the program within a time frame that works for you.

The Doctor of Social Work (DSW) from Walden University leverages written case studies; award-winning, customized video case studies; in-person residencies; and field experience to provide you with real-world learning to enhance your knowledge of the field. The program can prepare you to pursue a career in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, private practice, social service agencies, and mental health clinics. 

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Addictions and Social Work
  • Clinical Expertise
  • Criminal Justice
  • Disaster, Crisis, and Intervention
  • Family Studies and Interventions
  • Medical Social Work
  • Policy Practice
  • Social Work Administration

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

20 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level.
  • Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to applying for financial aid.
  • Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    20252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50630 USD for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • $50,630 Assuming completion in 2.5-year minimum timeframe
  • $121,250 Assuming completion in 8-year maximum timeframe

Funding

Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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