• On campus
  • Online

The mission of the University of Northern Iowa master's degree program in social work is to equip students with a trauma informed foundation that will prepare them for advanced practice and leadership. Students and faculty are committed to creating environments that enhance optimal human potential and growth. Our learning environment is based on systems and strength perspectives that advocate and promote culturally competent practice, human rights, and social and economic justice.

Areas of Concentration Currently Available:

  • Trauma Informed Practice Specialization (Online) - Spring Start
  • Advanced Standing Trauma Informed Practice (On-Campus) - Summer Start

Admission Requirements:

  • International Application for Admission
  • All post-secondary official transcripts sent directly from your current and/or all prior academic institutions that you have attended to the Office of Admissions at the mailing address listed below.
    • Mailing Address
      • University of Northern Iowa
      • International Graduate Admissions
      • 002 Gilchrist Hall
      • Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0018
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of a 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Official TOEFL score of (79), IELTS score of (6.5), or Duolingo score of (105) to be considered for full admission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Applicant statement
  • Resume

Application Deadlines:

  • December 20th

Program Duration:

  • Trauma Informed Practice (Online): 2 Years
  • Advanced Standing Trauma Informed Practice (On-Campus): 1 Year

Graduate Funding Requirements: