All candidates for the MSW degree enrolled in the 2-year or the 4-year program must complete 88 credit hours of course work, including 56 credit hours (14 courses) of course work detailed below:
|MSW 401||PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND DEVELOPMENT||4|
|MSW 411||HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I||4|
|MSW 412||HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT II||4|
|MSW 421||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH||4|
|MSW 431||SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY I||4|
|MSW 432||ADVANCED SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY II||4|
|MSW 481||FOUNDATION PRACTICE I||4|
|MSW 491||FOUNDATION FIELD EDUCATION I||4|
|MSW 482||FOUNDATION PRACTICE II||4|
|MSW 492||FOUNDATION FIELD EDUCATION II||4|
|MSW 483||FOUNDATION PRACTICE III||4|
|MSW 493||FOUNDATION FIELD EDUCATION III||4|
In addition to the requirements listed above, students must select and complete requirements for a concentration, detailed under the "Concentration Requirements" tab of this page.
MSW 499 is also available as an elective or substitution for some courses.
Notice for Graduates of CSWE-Accredited Baccalaureate Programs
Every candidate for the MSW degree has to demonstrate competencies in the professional foundation of social work. For graduates of CSWE-accredited baccalaureate programs, up to 12 credit hours of eligible coursework can be waived if applicants received a grade of ‘B’ or better in corresponding undergraduate courses. These courses are limited to the following:
|HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT I|
|INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH|
|SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY I|
Applicants are assessed at the time of admission. The waivers will not count as graduate credits earned and all students granted course waivers status must meet all other requirements of the program, including a minimum of 76 earned graduate credit hours for degree completion.
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