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Hudson Valley Center

MSW Program

Learning is dynamic, interactive and hands-on.

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 MSW 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 MSW 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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