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Northern Kentucky University

Program in Social Work

Highland Heights, KY

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Northern Kentucky University

Overview

Northern Kentucky University / Program in Social Work is located in Highland Heights, KY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 53

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

78
Applied
51
Accepted
49
Enrolled
65%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum score of 1000)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; undergraduate courses in psychology, sociology, and statistics with minimum C average; 3 letters of recommendation; essay; letter of intent; resume; interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

113
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.54%
Black or African American 12.39%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.77%
Unknown 2.65%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 10
Male (5)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Children and families experiencing homelessness, team-based learning and diversity, impact of mentoring, photovoice and barriers to college, family directed structural therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Louie B Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY  41099
United States
Contact Dr. Karen Tapp
MSW Director
Email: tappk@nku.edu
Phone: 859-572-5605

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