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MSW Program Description

Concentration, Tracks & Cohorts

MSW Degree Concentration:

Students pursue the degree of a Master in Social Work (MSW) with a concentration of Advanced Practice Leadership (APL). This concentration provides opportunities for the student to develop both micro and macro skills, so graduates of our program are uniquely prepared to work in either a direct practice or administrative work environment. 

MSW Degree Tracks:

The Foundation track is for students who do not hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from an accredited program but instead 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.

Cohort Options:

The MSW Program can be completed on either a full time or a part time basis. The various MSW program cohorts are offered as follows:

  • Foundation
    • On Campus
    • Online
  • Advanced Standing
    • On Campus
    • Online
*The MSW online program is offered part-time (two courses a semester) or full-time (three courses a semester).