The School of Social Work offers the Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) degree with a major in Advanced Practice Leadership, which prepares students for advanced specialized practice. The degree is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Social work practice at the M.S.W. level shares a common core of knowledge, values, and skills. Throughout the curriculum, the School emphasizes social justice and professional ethics. The M.S.W. degree prepares graduates for a wide variety of positions in many diverse, interesting fields that address human needs.
MSW Program Description
Foundation Degree Track
The Foundation track is for students who do not hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from an accredited program. Instead students have a bachelor degree in another field of study. The Foundation Track is 62 credit hours.
The Advanced Standing Track is for graduates of a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited BSW program, with a BSW obtained within the last 10 years. The Advanced Standing Track is 36 credit hours.