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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Department of Social Work and Gerontology

Shippensburg, PA

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Overview

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania / Department of Social Work and Gerontology is located in Shippensburg, PA, in a rural setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36

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 Entrance Exam GRE or MAT (if GPA is below 2.8)
Thesis Required
Field practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
46
Accepted
36
Enrolled
69%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported April 30th No
Spring deadline Not reported September 30th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT (if GPA is below 2.8)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 professional references with minimum of one from faculty and one from current or recent agency employer or supervisor; current resume; written personal statement; course work in human biology, economics, government/political science, psychology, sociology/anthropology and statistics

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 9.09%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 5
Male (4)
Female (10)

Location & Contact

Address 1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257-2299
United States
Contact Dr. Deborah F. Jacobs
Co-Director, MU-SU Master of Social Work Program
Email: dfjaco@ship.edu
Phone: 717-477-1276
Fax: 717-477-4051

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