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

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The Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) at Angelo State University prepares students for advanced social work practice. Those who receive this advanced social work degree may work in the medical, mental health, and educational fields, providing support as therapists, healthcare social workers, school social workers, and clinical social workers.

An MSW at Angelo State University is offered on-campus and online and traditionally takes one to two years to complete. Our master’s degree program is built on an advanced generalist practice perspective, and is consistent with expected social work job growth in the next few years.

* Angelo State University’s Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Program is currently in the process of receiving Initial Candidacy status with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

  • Highlights and Deadlines

    Advanced Generalist Practice

    • 33 Semester credit hour degree program for the Advanced-Standing Track
    • 63 Semester credit hour degree program for the Traditional Track
    • On-Campus Track and Online Track
      • Specific track will be selected once you have been admitted into the MSW program
      • Online Track is open only to students who reside in Texas. Active service members and families will be able to remain in the program if they receive a Permanent Change of Station (PCS).
      • Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA

    Advanced Standing, On-Campus and Online Track Students will be required to meet on campus for:

    • New Student Orientation - Fall Semester
    • Field Education Orientation - Fall Semester

    Traditional ,On-Campus and Online Track Students will be required to meet on campus for:

    • New Student Orientation - Fall Semester
    • Field Education Orientation - Spring Semester

    Deadlines

    • For acceptance into the Fall 2020 cohort, the priority deadline for all applications and supporting documents is June 15th 2020 and the last day to apply is July 24th 2020.

M.S.W. Admissions

M.S.W. Field Education 

  • Advanced Standing Track Field Education Requirements
    • All Advanced Standing students will be required to complete 500 hours of Field Education taking place over the spring and summer semesters during your one-year degree plan.

    • All Advanced Standing students must attend the Field Education Orientation on campus at ASU, even if you are in the on-line curriculum track.  Failure to attend the Field Education will result in you not being admitted into Field Education.
    • No students will be allowed to graduate from the program if the Field Education hours are not completed satisfactorily.
  • Traditional Track Field Education Requirements
    • All Traditional Track students will be required to complete 900 hours of Field Education.  Traditional Track students will complete 400 hours during the summer and fall, after you have completed the first year curriculum of fall and spring semesters.  Traditional Track students will complete 500 hours of Field Education during your last year in the program, taking place over the spring and summer semesters.
    • All Traditional Track students must attend the Field Education Orientation on campus at ASU, even if you are in the on-line curriculum track.  Failure to attend the Field Education will result in you not being admitted into Field Education.
    • No students will be allowed to graduate from the program if the Field Education hours are not completed satisfactorily.

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