Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

The Department of Human Services offers the Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program, which is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (2022-2023 CSWE Assessmentand designed to prepare students for a career in professional social work practice. The curriculum provides students with the knowledge, values, ethics, and skills to engage in multi-level practice with individuals, families, organizations, and communities.

Social work’s hybrid, competency-based program is offered as a 2-year or 3-year option. In this program, students attend five intensive weekends during the fall and spring semesters starting at 5:00 pm on Friday and all day Saturday. The remainder of the coursework is completed online. This combination of weekend intensive face-to-face classes and online coursework has proven to be a popular program among students who work full-time or who live at a considerable distance from campus. 

Social Work also offers an Advanced Standing (1 or 2-year) program in the hybrid format. The Advanced Standing program is designed for students who have received a Bachelor of Social Work from a Council of Social Work Education accredited program within the last five years.