Program Details

ONLINE MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK

Tuition

  • In-state, per credit hour: $385
  • Total tuition: $23,100 for Traditional; $11,550 for Advanced Standing
  • Out-of-state, per credit hour: $770
  • Total Out-of-Sate tuition: $46,200 for Traditional; $23,100 for Advanced Standing

Fees

  • Technology Fee = $9/CH
  • Application: $60
  • Online Learning Fee = $34/CH
  • New Student Fee = $35
  • Graduation = $95
  • Books/Supplies: Students can expect to spend approximately $150 – $300 for textbooks and other course materials per semester.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the online Master of Science of Social Work, you must meet the following requirements:

Advanced Standing (BSW students):

  • Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited institution
  • Graduation from a CSWE-accredited program. A course in statistics AND research methods is required
  • Graduate school application fee of $60MSW application form with essays
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A third recommendation from field instructor
  • Resume
  • 3.00 overall GPA or 3.00 overall GPA in last 60 hours (“C” in each social work course)
  • Documentation of outstanding performance in a BSW field experience

Traditional (Non-BSW Students):

  • Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited institution (non-social work bachelor’s degree needs substantial preparation in the liberal arts, including the social sciences, humanities, research, and human biology).
  • A course in statistics AND research methods is required.
  • Graduate School Application Fee of $60
  • MSW Application Form with essays (See http://www.unr.edu/Documents/dhs/social-work/degrees/msw/MSW-Program-Application_10-27-15.pdf)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • 3.00 Overall GPA or 3.00 in last 60 hours