Master of Social Work (MSW)

Requirements for a Master of Social Work (MSW) 

One Year Option

Students who are admitted into this program who have received a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited University, will be required to complete 30 hours of Social Work (SW) courses at the 600 level as specified below.

Two Year Option

Students who are admitted into this program who have not received a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from an Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited University, but have received a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University, will be required to complete 60 hours of Social Work (SW) courses at the 500/600 level as specified below.

One Year Option for students who have received a BSW degree
SW 600Social Work Licensure for Workforce Readiness (Social Work Licensure for Workforce Readiness)3
SW 605Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis: Development and Evaluation (Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis: Development and Evaluation)3
SW 610Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Psychopathology (Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Psychopathology)3
SW 630Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 631Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 632Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 633Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 661Advanced Generalist Practice with Children, Adolescents and Families (Advanced Generalist Practice with Children, Adolescents and Families)3
SW 662Advanced Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations (Advanced Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations)3
SW 665Advanced Generalist Practice with Groups (Advanced Generalist Practice with Groups)3
SW 670Social Service Program Evaluation: Practice Implications (Social Service Program Evaluation: Practice Implications)3
SW 680Non-Profit Management and Agency Administration (Non-Profit Management and Agency Administration)3
Choose one of the following electives:3
Family Violence: Social Work Strategies for Prevention and Intervention (Family Violence: Social Work Strategies for Prevention and Intervention)
Grant Writing Skills for the Social Services (Grant Writing Skills for the Social Services)
Advanced Social Work Practice in Health Settings (Advanced Social Work Practice in Health Settings)
Global Social Work: Issues and Opportunities (Global Social Work: Issues and Opportunities)
Total Hours30
Two Year Option for students who have received a Bachelor's Degree
SW 500Social Work Licensure for Workforce Readiness (Social Work Licensure for Workforce Readiness)3
SW 503Foundations of Social Work History, Policy and Philosophy (Foundations of Social Work History, Policy and Philosophy)3
SW 515Human Behavior I (Human Behavior I)3
SW 516Human Behavior II (Human Behavior II)3
SW 524Social Justice, Human Rights, Advocacy and Sustainability (Social Justice, Human Rights, Advocacy and Sustainability)3
SW 530Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 531Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 532Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 533Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 561Foundations of Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families (Foundations of Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families)3
SW 565Foundations of Generalist Practice with Groups (Foundations of Generalist Practice with Groups)3
SW 570Foundation Research Methods (Foundation Research Methods)3
SW 600Social Work Licensure for Workforce Readiness (Social Work Licensure for Workforce Readiness)3
SW 605Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis: Development and Evaluation (Advanced Social Welfare Policy Analysis: Development and Evaluation)3
SW 610Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Psychopathology (Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Psychopathology)3
SW 630Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 631Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 632Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 633Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice (Field Internship and Seminar for Social Work Practice)1
SW 661Advanced Generalist Practice with Children, Adolescents and Families (dvanced Generalist Practice with Children, Adolescents and Families)3
SW 662Advanced Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations (Advanced Generalist Practice with Communities and Organizations)3
SW 665Advanced Generalist Practice with Groups (Advanced Generalist Practice with Groups)3
SW 670Social Service Program Evaluation: Practice Implications (Social Service Program Evaluation: Practice Implications)3
SW 680Non-Profit Management and Agency Administration (Non-Profit Management and Agency Administration)3
Choose two of the following electives:
Family Violence: Social Work Strategies for Prevention and Intervention (Family Violence: Social Work SFamily Violence: Social Work Strategies for Prevention and Interventiontrategies for Prevention and Intervention)
Grant Writing Skills for the Social Services (Grant Writing Skills for the Social Services)
Advanced Social Work Practice in Health Settings (Advanced Social Work Practice in Health Settings)
Global Social Work: Issues and Opportunities (Global Social Work: Issues and Opportunities)
Total Hours60