School of Social Work at Monmouth University
Why you should consider this program
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 62,000||$ 30,312||$ 31,688|
|Out of state||$ 62,000||$ 30,312||$ 31,688|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
One fellowship is a 6 Credit Graduate Assistantship per semester.
Our second fellowship is a RA for upperclassmen with paid apartment and limited meal plan. Both fellowships provide approximately the same amount of fellowship.
Fellowships awarded per year (average)
Other benefits or opportunities
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
Students complete 250 hours of field internship per semester; for those students in the 2-year program, this will total 1,000 hours. For students who enter as Advanced Standing BSW graduates, this totals 500 hours. The School has over 500 internship sites in New Jersey, Philadelphia, PA, and New York, including internships at the United Nations.
Field work is completed in conjunction with classes. Full-time students take class on Tuesday and Friday, with the remaining 3 days for field internship. Part-time students take two classes on Tuesday evenings.
Jobs for program alumni
Program alumni have found a variety of jobs after graduation, including Program Director, Lunch Break Program Manager, City Year Program Coordinator, South Carolina Department of Social Services, Program Director Big Brother, Big Sister, Assistant Director Shelter and Housing for Catholic Charities to name a few.
2 years (unless Advanced Standing student with BSW degree)
Peace Corps Fellows box needs to be checked on the application. This also then waives the application fee. Application for Graduate Assistantship must be filled out. For the RA, an interview must be completed with Residential Life staff.
Beginning of September