Degree Requirements

Regular Standing (RS) Admission is for applicants without an undergraduate degree in social work from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). RS students complete 60 credits and 1000 hours of field practicum for their degree.

Advanced Standing (AS) Admission is for applicants with an undergraduate degree in social work from a program accredited by the CSWE. AS students complete 42 credits and 600 hours of field practicum for their degree.

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Clinical Courses

(taken by all students)

500 History and Philosophy of Social Work

603 Methods of Clinical Social Work I

604 Methods of Clinical Social Work II

607 Field Practicum and Seminar III*

608 Field Practicum and Seminar IV*

625 Social Policy and Program Development

645 Psychopathology and Human Behavior

650 Clinical Supervision and Program Management

681 Social Work Practice Research

682 Clinical Research Project*

*Four-credit courses; all other courses are three credits

Foundation Courses

(Regular Standing only)

500 History and Philosophy of Social Work

501 Theory and Practice of Social Work I

502 Theory and Practice of Social Work II

505 Field Practice and Seminar I

506 Field Practice and Seminar II

540 Human Behavior and the Social Environment

580 Social Work Research Methods