MSW Curriculum: Full-Time (Approximately 16-Months)

The full-time MSW program requires a total of 60 credit hours over 16 consecutive months. Each student completes 12-credit hours of field practicum, which equates to three semesters of 316 hours of actual fieldwork each semester.

Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7120 Social Welfare History and Policy 3
SOWK 7130 Diversity and Social Justice: Theory and Practice 3
SOWK 7211 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3
SOWK 7310 Introduction to Direct Social Work Practice 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7221 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3
SOWK 7320 Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups 3
SOWK 7345 Psychopathology and DSM 3
SOWK 7421 Research for Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Social Work 3
SOWK 7520 Field Practicum and Seminar 1 4
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7230 Community Organizing and Policy Advocacy: Theories and Practice 3
SOWK 7331 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice I 3
SOWK 7431 Data Analysis and Interpretation for Program Evaluation and Research 3
SOWK 7530 Field Practicum and Seminar 2 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar 1) 4
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7341 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice II 3
SOWK 7440 Integrative Capstone Seminar 3
SOWK 7540 Field Practicum and Seminar 3 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar 2) 4
SW Elective 3
SW Elective 3

MSW Curriculum: Part-Time (approximately 32 months)

The part-time MSW program requires 60 credit hours over approximately 2.5 years. Each student completes 12 credit hours of field practicum Students need a total of 900 hours to satisfy the field requirement.

Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7120 Social Welfare History and Policy 3
SOWK 7130 Diversity and Social Justice: Theory and Practice 3
SOWK 7211 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7310 Introduction to Direct Social Work Practice 3
SOWK 7221 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7320 Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups 3
SOWK 7910 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 1 2
SOWK 7345 Psychopathology and DSM 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7230 Community Organizing and Policy Advocacy: Theories and Practice 3
SOWK 7920 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 2 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 1) 2
SOWK 7421 Research for Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Social Work 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7930 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 3 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 2) 2
SOWK 7431 Data Analysis & Interpretation for Program Evaluation 3
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7940 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 4 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 3) 2
SOWK 7331 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice I 3
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7950 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 5 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 4) 2
SOWK 7341 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice II 3
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7440 Integrative Capstone Seminar 3
SOWK 7960 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 6 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 5) 2

MSW Curriculum: Full-Time Advanced Standing (Approximately 12 months)

The Advanced Standing MSW program requires a total of 48 credit hours over 12 consecutive months. Each student completes 12-credit hours of field practicum, which equates to three semesters of 316 hours of actual fieldwork each semester.

Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7221 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II 3
SOWK 7320 Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups 3
SOWK 7345 Psychopathology and DSM 3
SOWK 7421 Research for Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Social Work 3
SOWK 7520 Field Practicum and Seminar 1 4
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7230 Community Organizing and Policy Advocacy: Theories and Practice 3
SOWK 7331 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice I 3
SOWK 7431 Data Analysis and Interpretation for Program Evaluation and Research 3
SOWK 7530 Field Practicum and Seminar 2 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar 1) 4
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7341 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice II 3
SOWK 7440 Integrative Capstone Seminar 3
SOWK 7540 Field Practicum and Seminar 3 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar 2) 4
SW Elective 3
SW Elective 3

MSW Curriculum: Part-Time Advanced Standing (approximately 24 months)

The part-time Advanced Standing MSW program requires 48 credit hours over approximately 2 years. Each student completes 12 credit hours of field practicum Students need a total of 900 hours to satisfy the field requirement.

Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7320 Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups 3
SOWK 7910 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 1 2
SOWK 7345 Psychopathology and DSM 3

Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7230 Community Organizing and Policy Advocacy: Theories and Practice 3
SOWK 7920 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 2 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 1) 2
SOWK 7421 Research for Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Social Work 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7930 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 3 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 2) 2
SOWK 7431 Data Analysis & Interpretation for Program Evaluation 3
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7940 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 4 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 3) 2
SOWK 7331 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice I 3
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7950 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 5 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 4) 2
SOWK 7341 Advanced Integrated Clinical and Community Practice II 3
SW Elective 3
Course Number Course Title Credits
SOWK 7440 Integrative Capstone Seminar 3
SOWK 7960 Field Practicum and Seminar PT 6 (Same Section/Instructor as Seminar PT 5) 2