Degree Requirements

Admission Requirements:

(Advanced standing students must also)

• meet all the admission requirements of the regular MSW Program;
• have received within the last 5 years before applying, a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited program OR hold a Bachelor of Social Work degree recognized through the CSWE Recognition and Evaluation service OR
• hold a Bachelor of Social Work degree covered under a memorandum of understanding with international social work accreditors;
• have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all previous undergraduate academic work attempted. Students must also have a 3.2 or better in all required undergraduate social work courses;
• At least 1 reference should include a work supervisor or field instructor who can attest to your practice experience as an intern, volunteer or professional work experience.
Advanced Standing applicants are reviewed in the same manner of the regular MSW applicants using an application rating model. There will be a cap on the number of Advanced Standing students accepted each year.

Foundation Year Program of Study: 30 Credits

Fall

Course Title

Credits

SCWK 5210

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice: Foundations of Social Work

3

SCWK 5315

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice: Human Behavior in the Social Environment

3

SCWK 5325

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice I: Children Youth, Families & Groups

3

SCWK 5330

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice: Populations at Risk

3

SCWK 5350 

Social Work Practicum I (300 hrs / 16 wks = 18.75 hrs per wk)

3

Total

15

Spring 

Course Title

Credits

SCWK 5340 

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice: Applied Research and Evaluation

3

SCWK 5335

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice II:  Communities & Organizations

3

SCWK 5320

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice: Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy

3

SCWK 5345

Rural Clinical Social Work Practice: Capstone Seminar

3

SCWK 5355

Social Work Practicum II (300 hrs / 16 wks = 18.75 hrs per wk)

3

Total

15

Advanced Standing Program of Study: 30 Credits                               

Title

Credits

SCWK5360

Clinical/Activist Social Work Practice I:  Children, Youth, Families & Groups

3

SCWK5220

Clinical/Activist Social Work Practice II: Rurality & Social Work

3

SCWK5364

Applied Clinical/Activist Seminar: Psychopathology & Differential Diagnosis

2

SCWK5230

Applied Clinical/Activist Seminar: Leadership & Supervision

2

SCWK5215

Applied Clinical/Activist Seminar: Interventions with Military Families/Veterans

2

SCWK5380

Social Work Practicum III: Direct Practice (250 hrs / 16wks = 16 hrs per wk)

3

Total

15

Spring 

Course Title

Credits

SCWK5370

Clinical/Activist Practice III: Rural Communities & Formal/Informal Services

3

SCWK5375

Clinical/Activist Research Methods: Practice & Program Evaluation

3

SCWK5235

Applied Clinical/Activist Seminar: Economic Policy & Program Development

2

SCWK5225

Applied Clinical/Activist Seminar: Interventions with Elders

2

SCWK5240

Applied Clinical/Activist Seminar: Integrated Field Project

2

SCWK5385

Social Work  Practicum IV: In-Direct Practice (200 hrs / 16wks = 16 hrs per wk)

3

Total

15

This page was last updated on: June 9, 2017