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Social Work M.S.W. Degree Plan

Advanced Standing Track
Traditional Track

Advanced Standing Track

Complete 33 credit hours in one year.

Fall - 12 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6361 Social Work Advanced Practice I - Multidimensional Assessment and Interventions

3
SWK 6363 Advanced Diversity and Multicultural Practice 3
SWK 6365 Advanced Social Work Administration and Management 3
SWK 6385 Advanced Practice in Mental Health 3
Spring - 12 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6367 Advanced Research - Program and Practice Evaluation

3
SWK 6369 Social Work Advanced Practice II - Interventions 3
SWK 6373 Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Practicum I (250 hours) 3
SWK 6383 Advanced Practice with Children and Families 3
Summer - 9 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6370 Advanced Policy Analysis and Advocacy

3
SWK 6374 Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Practicum II (250 hours) 3
SWK 6375 Advanced Integrative Seminar 3

Complete 500 hours of field education taking place over the spring and summer semesters during your one-year degree plan.

Thesis Option: Students will take SWK 6399 (twice) instead of SWK 6367 and 6375. Students must consult with the Social Work program advisor for scheduling of these courses before registering for classes.


Traditional Track

Complete 63 credit hours in two years.

Year 1

Fall - 12 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6301 Social Work Practice I with Individuals and Families

3
SWK 6303 Social Work Practice II with Communities and Organizations 3
SWK 6311 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3
SWK 6321 Social Work History and Social Welfare Policy 3
Spring - 9 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6305 Social Work Practice III with Groups

3
SWK 6313 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3
SWK 6323 Social Work Policy Practice and Advocacy 3
Summer - 9 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6335 Social Work Research for Practice

3
SWK 6337 Social Work Foundation Field Seminar and Practicum I (200 hours) 3
SWK 6365 Advanced Social Work Administration and Management 3

Year 2

Fall - 12 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6339 Social Work Foundation Field Seminar and Practicum II (200 hours)

3
SWK 6361 Social Work Advanced Practice I - Multidimensional Assessment and Interventions 3
SWK 6363 Advanced Diversity and Multicultural Practice 3
SWK 6385 Advanced Practice in Mental Health 3
Spring - 12 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6367 Advanced Research - Program and Practice Evaluation

3
SWK 6369 Social Work Advanced Practice II - Interventions 3
SWK 6373 Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Practicum I (250 hours) 3
SWK 6383 Advanced Practice with Children and Families 3
Summer - 9 Credit Hours
Courses Hours

SWK 6370 Advanced Policy Analysis and Advocacy

3
SWK 6374 Social Work Advanced Field Seminar and Practicum II (250 hours) 3
SWK 6375 Advanced Integrative Seminar 3

Complete 900 hours of field education. 400 hours will be completed in the spring and summer semesters of the first year. 500 hours will be completed in the last year of the program.

Thesis Option: Students will take SWK 6399 (twice) instead of SWK 6367 and 6375. Students must consult with the Social Work program advisor for scheduling these courses before registering for classes.