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USD 20750

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*Subject to change and other fees
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 Free

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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80

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) degree prepares students for a variety of conditions that limit people's ability to function. Grand Valley graduates are prepared to help such individuals and groups overcome these limitations.

The B.S.W. requires 120 semester credit hours. The program is built on a liberal arts foundation plus 31 hours of cognate and international courses. The required courses complement 48 credit hours of professional social work courses, which emphasize CSWE core competencies and foundation practice behaviors.

Topics include: social work practice, human behavior in context, values and ethics, social and economic justice, diversity, policy, research, and critical thinking.

Why Study Social Work At Grand Valley?

  • The social work program provides a foundation curriculum in a high-quality learning environment that prepares students for success in the community social work concentration.
  • Through the combined efforts of the faculty, staff, and the advising center, students are provided with the personal advising and support they need to get their degree, pursue a master's degree, or start their careers.
  • Students learn from engaged faculty, many of whom are nationally known for their contributions in diverse areas of the social work profession.
  • The School of Social Work hosts several faculty-led International programs. These programs are typically two-week-long programs with many opportunities to be involved in the social work process in a variety of settings.
  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 21 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Jan 2025

Closed

Jan 2024, May 2024, Aug 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    •  Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.

     

     

    6.5 IELTS Score
    80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    53 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    105 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    20750

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    9000 Per year

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