Master of Social Work Program

Welcome to our MSW Program!
Working together for a better world!

School of Social Work
4141 Administration Drive
(269) 471-6196

Our MSW is offered in face-to-face format on our beautiful campus. 

We also offer a fully online degree designed for a working student. 

The Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is a professional degree.

Once trained you are an advanced-level practitioner.

With an MSW you can work in hundreds of different roles across the profession.

You can be a clinical care provider, work in administration, or even advocate for social justice! 


Why we stand out!

  • We focus on the unique competencies that help us to stand out.
  • Our entire program is Trauma-informed.
  • We are guided by a Code of Ethics that enables us to work with diverse groups and populations at risk.
  • We are concerned with populations who face oppression.
  • Our classes teach you to work collaboratively in creative problem-solving.

Our highly-ranked program has a very diverse population, exposing you to a global perspective. 

We support social and economic justice for all people.

Hands-on experience is gained through Field Education, which is an integral component of the program.

Have your BSW?

You're almost there!

33 credits for students with a BSW and a 3.0 undergraduate GPA. Can typically be completed by full-time on campus students in one year and in two years for online students.

Non-BSW Degree?

Don't let that stop you.

56 credits for students with a bachelor’s degree in another discipline. Can typically be completed by full-time on campus students in two years and in three years for online students.

What are the Qualities of a MSW?

  • Do you care more than the average person?
  • Do you listen well to others as they come to talk?
  • Have courage in the face of challenges


      More MSW Qualities

What Career options are there?

  • Therapist
  • School Social Worker
  • Medical Social Worker


      More Career Options

Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.

  • Fall (August–December): July 30
  • Spring (January–May): November 15
  • Summer Session (May–August): April 1

Alina Baltazar

Director of MSW Program. 

Phone: (269) 471-6877


  • Don't relocate or commute!
  • Amazing 33% discount!
  • Focus area in trauma, clinical/counseling, and human services management
  • Earn an MSW 100% on-line
  • Dual degrees option (with addtional 10% off!)
  • Faith-based trauma informed program
  • A great blend of live online class time and self-paced learning
  • Live classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays (7-9 p.m. Eastern time)
  • Full and part-time options are available
  • Start times in August and January