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Walden University

School of Social Work and Human Services

Minneapolis, MN

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Overview

Walden University / School of Social Work and Human Services is located in Minneapolis, MN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Addictions and social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Conflict management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Advanced research
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Community intervention and leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Criminal justice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Family studies and intervention
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Global social services
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Higher education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Disaster crisis and intervention
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Mental health facilitation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Community and social services
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Human services and nonprofit administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human and social services Gerontology
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Criminal justice
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Medical social work
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work in healthcare
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Family studies and interventions
Master of Social Work (MSW) Military social work
Master of Social Work (MSW) Social work with children and families
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Criminal justice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Addictions and social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Family studies and interventions
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Policy practice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Clinical expertise
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Medical social work
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Social work administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social work Disaster, crisis and intervention
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Clinical expertise
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Social work administration
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Disaster, crisis, and intervention
Master of Social Work (MSW) Advanced clinical practice
Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Policy practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 165
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Residency (for some programs)
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

761
Applied
731
Accepted
567
Enrolled
96%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree or higher; minimum GPA of 2.5; official transcripts; goal statement (for some programs); access to computer and Internet
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree or higher; three years of related professional or academic experience (preferred); minimum GPA of 3.0; goal statement and current resume (for select programs); official transcripts; access to computer and Internet

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

2,755
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.5%
Black or African American 58.22%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.58%
Asian 0.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 2.58%
Unknown 5.95%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

145
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 138
Male (44)
Female (101)

Location & Contact

Address 100 Washington South, Suite 900
Minneapolis, MN  55401
United States
Contact Dr. Savitri Dixon-Saxon
Dean
Phone: 866-492-5336

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