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2011-09-13 21:10:20
2011-09-13 21:10:20

If I'm not mistaken, you have to have a minimum of an associate's degree to be a social worker. most likely an associate's degree in Psychology which would be a 2 year course program of general education and a specialization in psychology related course material.

You need to have a bachelor's degree at a minimum in social work although some postions will allow other degrees like psycology and sociology. Most jobs require a master's degree in social work however.


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You can earn a degree to become a school social worker by getting a master's degree in social work and justice. You will also need a form of accreditation first.

The minimum requirement for a social worker is a bachelor's degree in social work (BSW).

You can begin to get Social Worker training before you earn your degree. Keep in mind that almost every state licencing requirement will include a master's in social work.

It is important to plan your career goals while you earn a degree to ensure you are earning the right degree. If you aspire to be an architect, majoring in social work will not meet your needs.

Typically it is two years of full-time study beyond the Bachelor's degree.

The requirements depend on the college one attends. To earn a degree in the finance field, one needs to complete classes and earn a degree. An advisor at a college will be able to help you.

Typically, a social worker requires a bachelors degree. A bachelors degree in social work is designed as a four year program of study as a full-time student, provided the student takes the degree as prescribed by the college or university. The amount of credits required can range between 120 and 128, depending on the school and state mandates.

One can earn an online masters degree in social work through a number of accredited universities in the United States. Some such universities are Rutgers, University of Phoenix, or University of Southern California. Visiting the website of these universities will yield the most information about their degree programs.

One must earn a master's degree or a more advanced degree in occupational therapy

It depends on the degree and where you go to work. A "business" degree can be in accounting, marketing, advertising, finance, economics, management, general business, etc. You'll earn the greatest salary with a graduate degree in finance or economics, or by completing the requirements to sit for the CPA exam. If you go to work for a major corporation, you'll earn more than if you go to work for local enterprise. Map out your career plans and choose your studies accordingly.

It takes 2 years...4 semesters. However, if you get your Bachelors degree in social work you would be eligible to be in an advanced standing master's program in which case you could get your master's in about a year. It's usually 2 semesters and a summer session.

It is different from country to country. In the US, you would finish a 4-year college degree in any major. Majoring in social work may take some requirements off of a graduate program, but not necessarily; it would depend on the graduate program you choose. You can earn a master's degree in social work in two years, and some programs may offer accelerated programs where the time can be reduced. Also, many programs will give you additional time to complete studies in more than two years if necessary. Before being able to practice as an independent clinical social worker (one of a few different uses of the degree) you will need to earn a certain number of supervised practice hours on the job, and pass a state licensing examination. These requirements and the time frames to complete them will be a little different from state to state.

I don't think it matters if you earn your masters degree online or at a school as long as you have met all the requirements to have received the degree.

The two postgraduate degrees are a master's degree and a doctorate degree (PhD). It would take 2-3 years to earn a master's degree. After you earn a master's degree, it would take about 4-5 years to earn a PhD. There are some PhD programs that incorporate master's degree work though so you don't have to do a separate degree.

Are you the type of person who has dreams of improving the lives of people who are less fortunate than you are? When you witness injustice, poverty, crime, and abuse, does the experience make you want to do something about it? If this describes you, then you could be the ideal candidate for a bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Although having a passion for helping people and society is an impressive trait to have, there are important skills to learn, and a broad range of subject areas to understand before you can apply for most social work positions. The majority of private and public social service agencies only hire employees at certain levels who hold a bachelor’s degree. A bachelor’s degree in social work provides you with a solid foundation of skills and knowledge to handle complex issues and situations that confront all social workers. The majority of undergraduate social work students will spend between four and five years of full-time study to complete the requirements for a bachelor’s degree. In addition, a majority of social work degree programs also requires fieldwork or internships for credit toward the degree. The advantage of this is an exposure to the real world experiences of a social worker. Your career aspirations will determine the elective courses you can take to satisfy degree requirements. For example, if you are interested in helping the elderly, you will likely need to take courses and gerontology in addition to your social work core curriculum. Many graduates of social work programs go on to earn advanced degrees in fields such as psychology, counseling, education, and public administration. You can find social workers in hospital administration, in counseling centers, or child service agencies. These represent only a few of the career choices available to you. In conclusion, if social work is in your future, your next step is to apply for a Social Work degree program. You can search the Internet for social work programs offered on traditional college or university campuses, or through online universities. Make sure that you only choose a fully accredited college or university.

A dissertation or thesis is the written work a student submits in order to earn a masters or doctoral degree. In the natural sciences and social sciences, it often involves an experiment.

You will have to complete an alcohol and drug counseling course, complete hours of supervised field work, and pass the National Board of Addiction Examiners exam. Most alcohol and drug counselors have a master degree in social work or psychology. However, a master degree isn't necessary for certification. The minimum requirements for most national addictions counseling certifying bodies varies. Click on the links at ASACS to go to certifying organizations and find their certification requirements. CAADAC.ORG

Depends on what you get the degree in. If you get the right degree you can work in that field and earn a good living compared to a person who doesn't have a degree.

Normally you will need to complete 120-130 semester hours to earn a Bachelor's degree. Depending on your program of study there will be certain course requirements that you must fulfill to meet the requirements of your particular major.

you can get your associate degree from many different college around the world all you have to do is attend the college for two years and complete the requirements for the college and you will be set.

“How long does it take to earn a degree”

It really depends on the company that you work for. Most people that work in the financial sector with a masters degree can earn any where between the mid 5 figures to the mid 6 figures.

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