7354 - Social Work

General

Program Title
Social Work
Degree Designation
MSW
Program Level
Graduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
This major prepares students for entry-level professional social work practice. Students are eligible to be licensed as social workers by The State of Minnesota. The program emphasizes the development of professional social workers who are committed to working for social justice and life long learning about human diversity. All graduates complete an internship under the supervision of the faculty and a social worker in the community. Graduates are also eligible for admission to Masters of Social Work programs in which they receive advance standing as a result of their undergraduate social work education. The program has been accredited by The National Council on Social Work Education since 1981. Admission to the Social Work program is limited to students with a 2.5 g.p.a. or above.
Department(s)
Social Work
College/School
School of Health and Human Services
Status
Active

Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • Foundation students need a baccalaureate degree and prerequisite coursework. See Department website for further information regarding Foundation degree requirements.

  • "Submission of a current resume that addresses: education, position and responsibilities paid or unpaid, experience and community involvement that reflects frequency and duration of involvement."

  • See Department website for specific requirements for the written essay.

Admission GPA: 3

Notes

Foundation students will start in summer.

Graduate Plan A

Credits: 59

Core: "53 credits: SW 610, SW 611, SW 612, SW 613, SW 614, SW 615, SW 616, SW 618, SW 621, SW 622, SW 625, SW 626, SW 631, SW 634, SW 635, SW 636, SW 642, SW 645, SW 646, SW 650, SW 680"

Research: "SW 699 (6 credits, no more than than 3 per semester)"

Graduate Plan B

Credits: 59

Core: "53 credits: SW 610, SW 611, SW 612, SW 613, SW 614, SW 615, SW 616, SW 618, SW 621, SW 622, SW 625, SW 626, SW 631, SW 634, SW 635, SW 636, SW 642, SW 645, SW 646, SW 650, SW 680"

Electives: "6 credit minimum; Select from the following in consultation with Advisor: SW 517, SW 521, SW 681, SW 682, SW 683, SW 684"

Research: Comprehensive Examination

See program website for additional information.

Learning Outcomes

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