Oct 19, 2019  
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2016-2017 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Social Work


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Purpose

To provide high quality professional education for students in advanced generalist social work practice in the public, publicly-funded and non-profit services, in keeping with the profession’s knowledge base, skills, values and ethics.

Prerequisites

A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university for the General Program. A BSW from a CSWE accredited undergraduate school for the Advanced Standing Program.

Concentrations

The Health/Mental Health Concentration combines theoretical knowledge about clients and service systems with health and mental health practice. Students are prepared to work with a wide range of clients in rehabilitative and therapeutic settings.

The Children and Family Concentration prepares students to work with children and families in child welfare and social service agencies. Emphasis is placed on strategic interventions with children and their families as well as social policies and systems that impact their functioning.

The Older Adult and End-of-Life Concentration provides the knowledge and skills students need to work with elders within the context of general social work practices and intergenerational family dynamics. The program emphasizes preventive measures to keep older adults in their homes and gives students the opportunity to work with family members of all ages in the fastest growing area of social work.

Program Requirements


Two Year General Plan


Foundation Curriculum (Year One)


Concentration Curriculum (Year Two)


Total Credits: 62


Three Year General Plan


(3 Academic Years, 2 Summers)

Foundation Curriculum (Years One and Two)


Concentration Curriculum (Year Three)


Total Credits: 62


Four Year General Plan


(4 Academic Years, 2 Summers)

Foundation Curriculum (Years One and Two)


Concentration Curriculum (Years Three and Four)


Total Credits: 62


Advanced Standing Plan – Full Time


(1 Summer, 1 Academic Year)

Bridge Curriculum

Advanced Standing Plan – Extended Time


(2 Summers, 2 Academic Years)

Bridge Curriculum

Additional Information and Notes


Students enrolled in this program should familiarize themselves with the noted exceptions to both the Satisfactory Academic Progress and Repeat policies applicable to this program.

 

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