MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (MSW)
The Master of Social Work program prepares graduates for advanced clinical social work practice and for leadership in the social work profession. The MSW curriculum is designed to encourage innovative responses to human and social need. MSW graduates are qualified for professional social work positions in public and private agencies at the local, state, and national levels and for applying for the State of Connecticut LMSW Licensure Examination.
- Children and Families
- Elders and Families
- Mental Health and Substance Use: Co-occurring Disorders
- Social Work in School Settings
- One-year plan: One calendar year; three semesters (summer, fall, spring).
- Two-year plan: Two academic years; four semesters (two fall semesters, two spring semesters)
- Students who are employed full-time are encouraged to select the two-year plan of study.
The MSW program seeks to accommodate students’ schedules by offering courses on weekdays, evenings, weekends, and in hybrid (on campus and online) formats. Field practice hours are typically completed during weekdays according to agency needs.
For specific MSW degree requirements and course descriptions, please see the Graduate Catalog