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BS in Urban Studies - Concentration in Social Work and Social Policy Worcester State University

USA

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Summary

The goal of the Department of Urban Studies is to foster an understanding of the complex challenges that face an increasingly urban and metropolitan world. The field of Urban Studies uses an interdisciplinary approach to understand metropolitan life. It immerses students in an academically rigorous and personally challenging course of study that helps them discover who they are, and how they can become change agents in this global society. The Urban Studies Department cultivates the development of critical thinking skills necessary to function effectively in today's competitive world. Department graduates enjoy outstanding careers in a wide variety of occupations, such as, public administration, policy development, non-profit management, urban planning, business, law, human services, health care management, housing management, gerontology and social work.

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Full Time (120 semester-hour credits)

Tuition fees

$7,050.00 (5,16,761) per year

From

02-Sep-21, 18-Jan-22

Venue

Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street,

WORCESTER,

Massachusetts,

01602, United States

Entry requirement for international students

Student must complete a minimum of 17 college-preparatory courses (each course is equivalent to a year-long high school class) as outlined in the table below to be eligible for admission: English - 4 courses; Mathematics - 4 courses (Algebra I & II and Geometry or Trigonometry, or comparable course work) including mathematics during the final year of high school; Sciences - 3 courses (laboratory-based, including natural/physical sciences or technology/engineering); Social Sciences - 2 courses (including U.S history); Foreign Languages - 2 courses (in a single language); Electives - 2 courses.

Adequate Test of English Language Proficiency: This is required for all applicants whose native language is not English. It can be accomplished by submitting results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum required score: 71) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (minimum required score: 6.0).

Additional Accepted English Proficiency Exams: Pearson PTE (minimum required score: 50), DAAD (minimum required score: B2), EIKEN (minimum required score: Pre-1), and iTEP (minimum required score: 3.5).

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average: We require a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA from the last institution you attended.

The application deadline for Fall Semester (September entrance) is Apr 01. No international applicants will be considered for the spring (January entrance) unless: You are currently enrolled in an ESL program in the U.S; You are currently attending a U.S. college or university; You currently have a visa status that legally allows you to change to F-1; You were accepted for a previous semester, but deferred attendance due to being refused a visa.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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