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Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 5-Graduate Language of Instruction: English
Field of Study: Social Work Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: Department-Led Program SDSU Office: Health and Human Services
Program Description:
Program Profile
The School of Social Work is pleased to announce the opportunity for students to complete the Social Work Administration focus area in the context of international social work. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, students will spend their Spring Semester in residence at the Faculty of Social Administration at Thammasat University (FSA/TU), one of the most established schools of social work in Asia.

Students will learn community development as an intervention method, have a block field placement, and complete a thesis focusing on international issues. This opportunity is available to MSW students who chose their advanced practice specialization in the administrative/community development concentration and is offered in the Spring Semester of the second year of study.

See MSW Thailand Semester Abroad program webpage for more information.Questions?

For questions regarding the internship program contact :
Dr. David Engstrom,, (619-594-5966)
Dr. Loring Jones, (, (619-594-6508)

**All applicants must be approved by MSW faculty to participate in this program.**

Language Notes
This course is taught in English.

Insurance Requirement
All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account services billing shortly before departure. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.

For more information about entry/exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State website.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/20/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA