MSW Online ASAP
The Online ASAP program is 43 credit hours. Your MSW degree can be completed full-time in one year or part-time in two years. All of the coursework in the program will be conducted online, though the Field Practicum will be conducted in person at an agency placement.
Resources for Current Students
FOUNDATION COURSES (4 credit hours required)
SWK 7400 – Evidence in Social Work Practice
SWK 7500 – Professional Development
PRACTICE AREA SPECIALIZATION COURSES (6 credit hours required)
MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SWK 7620 – Integrative Seminar I on Mental Health & Substance Abuse (emphasis on Mental Health)
SWK 7621 – Integrative Seminar II on Mental Health & Substance Abuse (emphasis on Substance Abuse)
ADVANCED PRACTICE METHODS COURSES (12 credit hours required)
These courses are intended to teach students “how to do it” regardless of the service system in which they are working. Students are required to take 12 credits hours of advanced methods courses with at least one course from the micro-level menu and at least one from the macro-level menu.
MICRO-LEVEL (at least one micro-level course is required)
SWK 7510 – Strengths-based Clinical SW with Individual Adults
SWK 7512 – Clinical SW Practice with Couples & Families
SWK 7515 – Crisis Intervention & Trauma Treatment
SWK 7516 – Assessment & Diagnosis in Social Work Practice
SWK 7519 –Motivational Interviewing
SWK 7520 – Pharmacotherapy in Social Work
SWK 7521 – Evidence-based Substance Abuse Treatment
MACRO-LEVEL (at least one macro-level course is required)
SWK 7530 – Needs Assessment & Program Design
SWK 7532 – Supervision and Human Resource Management
PRACTICE OR PROGRAM EVALUATION COURSES (6 credit hours required)
The first course introduces the knowledge and skill required to complete practice or program evaluations and the second course gives students the opportunity to conduct practice or program evaluation projects. Students in the online ASAP Program will complete 7401 & 7402.
SWK 7401 – Evaluating Social Work Practice
SWK 7402 – Applied Practice Evaluation
FIELD EDUCATION & FIELD SEMINARS (8 credit hours required)
Students are required to complete 672 hours in the online ASAP program in an approved field placement.
SWK 7189 – 2nd Year Field Practicum
ELECTIVES COURSES (7 credit hours required)
GENERAL ELECTIVES (you may take any graduate level courses for electives)
SWK 5001: Writing for Agency Practice
SWK 5002: AIDS: Facts & Issues
SWK 5004: International Social Work
SWK 5005: Human Trafficking: Domestic and Global Perspectives
SWK 5007: Child Welfare I
SWK 5009: Family Caregiving: Contemporary Issues, Programs & Policies
SWK 5798: Study Abroad
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View a list of course descriptions: MSW Course Descriptions.