Part-time Traditional MSW Curriculum


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Lawrence and Edwards Campuses

3-Year Clinical Curriculum

Lawrence and Edwards Campuses

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality and Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work Practice with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective:

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality and Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work Practice with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective:

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer


3-Year Macro Curriculum

Lawrence and Edwards Campuses

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)  
  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)  
  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

4 Year Clinical Curriculum

Lawrence and Edwards Campuses

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)

Choose either:

  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours) (required, you can choose to take in summer or fall)

OR one of the following clinical electives:

  • SW 866 Children's Mental Health (3 credit hours)
  • SW 868 Assessment & Treating Suicide and Self-harm (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective: 

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality & Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer.

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)

Choose either:

  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours) (required, you can choose to take in summer or fall)

OR one of the following clinical electives:

  • SW 866 Children's Mental Health (3 credit hours)
  • SW 868 Assessment & Treating Suicide and Self-harm (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective: 

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality & Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer.


4 Year Macro Curriculum

Lawrence and Edwards Campuses

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)

 

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Notes: 
Not all MSW courses are offered every semester or on all campuses/online. Course options may change based on enrollment. Check the Schedule of Classes for current offerings. 
 

When enrollment is adequate, the Macro Specialization is offered in-person at all locations. If enrollment is not adequate for in-person, students will be enrolled in the Zoom blended section.

Partnership Sites

3 Year Clinical Curriculum

Partnerships Sites

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality and Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work Practice with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective:

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer.

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality and Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work Practice with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective:

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer.


3 Year Macro Curriculum

Partnership Sites

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)  
  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

 

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)  
  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

 


4 Year Clinical Curriculum

Partnership Sites

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)

Choose either:

  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours) (required, you can choose to take in summer or fall)

OR one of the following clinical electives:

  • SW 866 Children's Mental Health (3 credit hours)
  • SW 868 Assessment & Treating Suicide and Self-harm (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective: 

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective (options vary by campus):

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality & Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer.

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)

Choose either:

  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours) (required, you can choose to take in summer or fall)

OR one of the following clinical electives:

  • SW 866 Children's Mental Health (3 credit hours)
  • SW 868 Assessment & Treating Suicide and Self-harm (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective: 

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 861 Global Gender-based Violence Prevention & Intervention (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective (options vary by campus):

  • SW 855 Study Abroad (3 credit hours)*
  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality & Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)
  • SW 874 Social Work with Womxn and Femmes (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

*A social welfare study abroad fulfills the diversity selective requirement. Study abroad programs are typically offered in the summer.


4 Year Macro Curriculum

Partnership Sites

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Pittsburg State University (PSU) Partnership Site

Contact the PSU Social Work Program Director, Dr. Kristen Humphrey (krhumphrey@pittstate.edu) to set up a meeting to discuss your academic plan and course timeline. Each part-time student has an individualized plan approved by Dr. Humphrey.

Fall Semester

  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Notes: 
Not all MSW courses are offered every semester or on all campuses/online. Course options may change based on enrollment. Check the Schedule of Classes for current offerings. 
 

When enrollment is adequate, the Macro Specialization is offered in-person at all locations. If enrollment is not adequate for in-person, students will be enrolled in the Zoom blended section.

Online

3 Year Clinical Curriculum

Online

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality and Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective:

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality and Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective:

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

3 Year Macro Curriculum

Partnership Sites

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor
 

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)  
  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor
 

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)  
  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

4 Year Clinical Curriculum

Online

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)  

Spring Semester

  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective: 

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality & Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 810 Clinical Practice Skills I (3 credit hours)
  • SW 863 Mental Health & Psychopathology (3 credit hours)  

Spring Semester

  • SW 811 Clinical Practice Skills II (3 credit hours)

Choose one clinical elective: 

  • SW 834 Social Work in Schools (3 credit hours)
  • SW 860 Loss and Grief Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 867 Trauma-Related Care Across the Life Course (3 credit hours)
  • SW 869 Assessing and Treating Substance Misuse (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)

Choose one diversity-focused elective:

  • SW 833 Interdisciplinary Aging Practice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 871 Indigenous Families (3 credit hours)
  • SW 873 Sexuality & Gender Diversity (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 801 Advanced Field Practicum-Clinical Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

4 Year Macro Curriculum

Online

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 708 Human Rights & Social, Economic and Environmental Justice (3 credit hours)
  • SW 755 Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Social Work  (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 720 Social Policy, Analysis, and Advocacy in Social Work (3 credit hours)
  • SW 740 Applied Research in Multi-Level Social Work (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 710 Multi-Level Engagement  & Assessment: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

Spring Semester

  • SW 700 Field Preparation & Seminar (1 credit hour)
  • SW 701 Field Practicum (6 credit hours)
  • SW 711 Multi-Level Intervention & Evaluation of Intervention: Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations & Communities (3 credit hours)*

* SW 710/711 continuous enrollment with same instructor

Fall Semester

  • SW 840 Multi-system Community-Engaged Program Design (3 credit hours)
  • SW 841 Advanced Policy Analysis (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 842 Agency-based Evaluation (3 credit hours)
  • SW 846 Advanced Justice-centered Community and Advocacy Practice (3 credit hours)

Fall Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 843 Leadership and Supervision in Program Management (3 credit hours)

Spring Semester

  • SW 804 Advanced Field Practicum - Macro Practice (7 credit hours)
  • SW 885 Professional Development Seminar (3 credit hours)

Notes: 
Not all MSW courses are offered every semester or on all campuses/online. Course options may change based on enrollment. Check the Schedule of Classes for current offerings. 
 

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