The Master of Social Work consists of 60 semester hours of course work and field practice taken full time (over 2 academic years) or part time (over 3 to 4 academic years). An accelerated format is available for students who have earned the Bachelor of Social Work degree and who may be given advanced standing in the program. View more information on the program.
Students have the opportunity to earn the MSW (through the School of Social Work) and the MPH (through the College of Public Health) in three to five years. The primary goal of this dual degree program is to prepare professionals to assess, understand, prevent, and intervene in health and mental health related concerns that impact the well-being of individuals, communities, and populations through a social and economic justice lens.
Dual degree program students complete 45-51 credit hours in the School of Social Work and 36-39 credit hours in the College of Public Health. MSW-MPH graduates seek employment as administrators, policy and program planners and evaluators, counselors or clinicians, educators, and researchers. View more information on program.