Standard Program

Our Master of Social Work program provides two curriculum options: “Standard” and “Advanced Standing." The Standard curriculum is 61 credits while the Advanced curriculum is 40 credits.

Applicants are only eligible to apply for the Advanced Standing option if they have earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited social work program and make application within 7 seven years and have attained a minimum GPA of 2.75 for all undergraduate coursework, and a minimum GPA of 3.0 for all undergraduate social work coursework. 

Full-Time Plan of Study

5 semesters, 61 credits

Fall (1) Spring (1) Summer (1)
SW 601 SW 602 *Elective
SW 611 SW 621 *Elective
SW 631 SW 632 *Elective
SW 641 SW 642  
Fall (2) Spring (2)
SW 682 SW 784
SW 772 SW 761
SW 783 SW 785
SW 791 (5 cr.) SW 792 (5 cr.)

Part-Time Plan of Study

11 semesters, 61 credits

Fall (1) Spring (1) Summer (1)
SW 601 SW 602 *Elective
SW 611 SW 621  
Fall (2) Spring (2) Summer (2)
SW 631 SW 632 *Elective
SW 641 SW 642  
Fall (3) Spring (3)
SW 682 SW 761
SW 772 *Elective
Fall (4) Spring (4)
SW 783 SW 784
SW 791 SW 792
  SW 785

Courses

  • SW 601/602: HBSE I & II
  • SW 611/761: Policy I & II
  • SW 621, 772: Research I & II
  • SW 641/642: Foundation field
  • SW 631/632: Foundation Practice I & II
  • SW 791/792: Concentration field (5 credits each)
  • SW 783/784: Concentration Practice I & II
  • SW 682: Biopsychosocial assessment
  • SW 785: Integrative seminar
  • Three graduate electives