B.A. Social Work

Acquire knowledge and practical training to pursue a career in social work. Help challenged populations in a multicultural and multilingual environment. Acquire critical thinking skills to work with sensitive issues.
B.A. Social Work
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The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work is a programme which will be offered under the UVI@USM partnership at the University of St. Martin campus. The programme is designed to provide knowledge and practical training to persons on St. Martin who are interested in pursuing a career in social work or counselling. It offers students the opportunity to study and learn how to service a largely challenged population in a multicultural and multilingual environment.

Students will be trained to advocate for the disempowered, work conscientiously with sensitive issues, and use critical thinking skills to foster a high level of social responsibility within themselves. This programme is specially designed for persons living in St. Martin and who are USM students.

For More Information
Persons interested in applying to the program should consult with the Admissions Department at the University of St. Martin. Depending on the information being sought, an appointment with the General Liberal Arts Division Head or the Dean of Academic Affair may be scheduled.

Tuition and Fees

— Application Fee: $25.00
— Tuition cost per credit: $157.00 or $190.00
— Registration fee (per semester): $15.00
— General fee (per semester): $100.00


— Mixed online and face-to-face courses.
— Program length: 4 years.
— Class hours: Afternoon or evening hours.
— Study financing approved: Yes.

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Admission Procedure

1 — Complete the application form ($25.00 application fee will be requested to pursue the application procedure).
2 — Submit the required documents (see admission requirements).
3 — Submit your final application before the deadline.
4 — Meet USM’s acceptance criteria
(additional requirements not listed here
may be necessary for admittance to this
5 — Sit the placement exams.
6 — Meet with your division head/coordinator before registering for classes.
7 — Start your classes!

Admission Requirements

— Original high school diploma.
— Original high school transcripts (must be sealed and stamped).
— Exam results (CXC, HAVO, PreUSM, GED, BAC if applicable).
— Two passport pictures.
— A personal essay.
— Copy of passport (verified at USM).
— Proof of residency/registration form.
— Affidavit of financial support (forms are
available at USM).
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Admission deadlines:
 December 02
For Spring (B.A. Social Work) semsester.
 February 11
For Spring - ESL semsester.
 April 08
For summer (June) semsester.
 July 09
For Fall (August) semsester.

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