Social Work: Advanced Standing, Master of Social Work

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 36

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 36

Program Code: M842 (online: M846)

Thesis Option

Required Courses (27 hours)
S WK 5013Advanced Standing Seminar I3
S WK 5023Advanced Standing Seminar II3
S WK 5513Client-Centered Direct Practice3
S WK 5523Macro Systems in Practice3
S WK 5973Advanced Integrative Seminar3
S WK 5816Social Work Practicum III6
S WK 5826Social Work Practicum IV6
Electives (9 hours)
S WK 5980Research for Master's Thesis2-6
Choose 3-7 hours of Directed Readings and/or any other graduate-level course, as approved by advisor3-7
Total Credit Hours36

Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses (27 hours)
S WK 5013Advanced Standing Seminar I3
S WK 5023Advanced Standing Seminar II3
S WK 5513Client-Centered Direct Practice3
S WK 5523Macro Systems in Practice3
S WK 5973Advanced Integrative Seminar3
S WK 5816Social Work Practicum III6
S WK 5826Social Work Practicum IV6
Electives (9 hours)
Choose 9 hours of Directed Readings and/or any other graduate-level course, as approved by advisor9
Total Credit Hours36

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.