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University of South Florida

School of Social Work

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / School of Social Work is located in Tampa, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 127
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

228
Applied
117
Accepted
76
Enrolled
51%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation; 750-word biographical sketch; interview; field experience (preferred)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last two years of undergraduate work; master's degree in social work program with minimum GPA of 3.5; three letters of recommendation; statement of purpose, career goals, and research interests; professional/academic writing sample; interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

220
Total Graduate Students
18%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
81%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.27%
Black or African American 19.09%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 1.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.45%
Two or more races 1.36%
Unknown 1.82%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (1)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Kinship care, child trauma, juvenile delinquency, end-of-life issues, aging issues, child welfare, health and mental health disparities among various populations, HIV/AIDS and sexual violence in Haiti, integrated behavioral health care, international social work practice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
620,613

Location & Contact

Address 13301 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
MHC1400
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. Nan Sook Park
PhD Program Chair/Assistant Professor
Email: nanpark@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-4194
Fax: 813-974-4675