Social Work (Foundation)

General

Program Title

Social Work (Foundation)

Degree Designation

MSW

Award Type

Masters

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The MSW Foundation Program offers both full and part time programs of study. Applicants who have completed a Bachelor's degree with the required (see Admissions Section) enter the MSW Program as Foundation students. Advanced Standing Students (those applicants who already hold a degree in Social Work) join the Foundation students in their second year of study.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Health and Wellness Professions

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

3

Other requirements applicants MUST complete prior to admission.

This track is designed for students who have not completed a bachelor's degree in social work. Students with a bachelor's in social work should apply for the Advanced Standing track.

Admissions process.

Applicants should submit a written essay: three to five (3-5) typed doubled spaced pages (12 point font). Include citations for any sources used. Please respond to the questions below:

a. How are your career goals consistent with:
i. The mission of the Department of Social Work;
ii. The mission of the MSW Program; and
iii. The values of the Social Work profession as articulated in the NASW Code of Ethics?

b. Describe a social justice issue that is of interest to you and describe the contribution you plan to make toward the resolution of the problem.

Required GPA for graduation

3

Number of credits in program

32-35

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior.

Outcome

Engage diversity and difference in practice.

Outcome

Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice.

Outcome

Engage in practice-informed research and research –informed practice.

Outcome

Engage in policy practice.

Outcome

Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Outcome

Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Outcome

Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Outcome

Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8089

Program Code

7354