Master of Social Work Program

The Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is a professional degree enabling the graduate to enter practice as an advanced-level practitioner. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of interpersonal clinical or administration and development practice emphases. The foundation curriculum for the MSW consists of 12 core competences:

  1. Values and Ethics
  2. Professionalism
  3. Diversity and Differences
  4. Human Rights and Social Economic Justice
  5. Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  6. Social Welfare Policy and Services
  7. Social Work Practice
  8. Research
  9. Critical Thinking
  10. Contextualization
  11. Global World View
  12. Christian Perspective

Past practaice experience strengthens all MSW student applications. However, following Council on Social Work Education requirements, no academic credit can be given for life experience.

Accreditation for the MSW degree has been granted through the Council on Social Work Education through 2019.