Social work’s web-hybrid, competency-based, “signature pedagogy” program is offered for full-time (2-year) or part-time (3-year) students. 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 web-based coursework has proven to be a popular program among students who work full-time or who live at a considerable distance from campus. Two separate field practicums are required.
Advanced Standing (For students with BSW degree):
Social Work also offers an Advanced Standing (1-year) program in a web-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. Students who meet the MSW admission requirements Advanced Standing students must complete 33 semester hours and one field practicum over a one-year period for the MSW degree. (Applying for Advanced Standing)