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Completion of the 64-credit Master of Social Work program prepares students for direct, contemporary practice in a wide array of fields and services.
All first-year M.S.W. students take the same 10 courses:
- two consider social welfare policy
- two analyze theories and models of human behavior
- two present theories of social work practice
- one teaches about diversity, oppression, and human rights
- one teaches the methods of empirical research
- two provide supervised social work field instruction.
Second-year M.S.W. students must complete 10 courses—8 credits of a supervised field internship and the following classroom courses:
- three courses in advanced social work practice
- one course in social work assessment and diagnosis
- one course in advanced social work research
- one course in the organizational context for professional practice
- a capstone course integrating learning across the social work curriculum
- one elective course.
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