Master of Social Work Program in Worcester Overview

The new cohort for the Master of Social Work degree program in Worcester begins in Fall 2013 and continues through Summer 2016. Following is an overview of the program courses and schedule for the standard Part-time option and the Advanced Standing Gateway option for students who have completed an accredited BSW program within the last five years.

Please note that exact dates and courses are subject to change.

See the Part-time course list

See the Advanced Standing course list

Part-Time MSW Worcester Course List

Total Program Credits: 60

COURSE

DATES

TIME

 

FALL 2013

 

SWK 850: Dynamics of Oppression and Discrimination (3)

Wednesdays:
9/4-12/13

Thanksgiving Break 11/27-11/29

4:00 PM-6:45 PM

SWK 520: Social Welfare Policy (3)

6.45PM-9.15 PM

SWK 510 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (3)

Thursdays:

9/4-12/13

5:30PM-8:00 PM

 

SPRING 2014

 

SWK 511: Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (3)

Wednesdays:

1/22-5/7

Spring break 3/10-3/14

4:00PM-6.30PM

SWK 530: Foundations of Social Research (3)

6:45PM-9:15PM

 

SUMMER 2014 OFF

 

 

FALL 2014

 

*SWK 550: Social Work Field Practicum and Seminar I (3)

Wednesdays:

9/3-12/12

Thanksgiving break

11/26-11/28

4:00PM-6.30PM

*every other week only

SWK 540: Generalist Social Work Practice I (3)

6:45PM-9:15PM

 

SPRING 2015

 

SWK 541: Generalist Social Work Practice II (3)

Wednesdays:

1/26-5/8

 

4:00PM-6.30PM

 

SWK 546: Multicultural Social Work Assessment: Applying Theory to Practice (3)

6:45PM-9:15PM

 

*SWK 551: Social Work Field Practicum and Seminar II (3)

Thursdays:

1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26,

4/9, 4/23,  & 5/7

6:45PM-9:15PM

*every other week only

 

 

SUMMER 2015

 

SWK 610: Social Work Leadership & Administration (3)

Wednesdays

5/18-8/7

4:00PM-6.30PM

 

Concentration Elective (3)

Wednesdays

Or alternative format (wkd, etc.)

6:45PM-9:15PM

 

Advanced Standing Gateway Course List

Total Program Credits: 38
Admissions Deadline: December 1, 2013
*Flex-field: 16-20 hours / week

Spring 2014
7 weeks: Wednesdays & Thursdays March 25 - May 7

Multicultural SW Assessment and

Dynamics of Oppression & Privilege (2)

Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:30

 

Research & Policy (2)

Wednesdays, 6:45 - 9:15

Field & Practice (2)

Thursdays: 6:45 - 9:15

Total Semester Credits: (6)

 

  

Summer 2014

SWK 610: SW Leadership & Administration (3)

Wednesdays

4:00 - 6:30

Elective (3)

Wednesdays

6:45 - 9:15

Total Semester Credits: (6)

 

 

 

Fall 2014

SWK 650: SW Field Practicum & Seminar III* (3)

Alternating Wednesdays

4:00 - 6:30

SWK 690: Integrative Seminar Project I (3)

Alternating Wednesdays

4:00 - 6:30

SWK 640: SW Practice with Children & Families I (3)

Wednesdays

6:45 - 9:15

Total Semester Credits: (9)

 

 

  

Spring 2015

SWK 651: SW Field Practicum & Seminar IV* (3)

Alternating  Wednesdays

4:00 - 6:30

SWK 691: Integrative Seminar Project II (3)

Alternating Wednesdays

4:00 - 6:30

SWK 641: SW Practice with Children & Families II (3)

Wednesdays

6:45 - 9:15

Total Semester Credits: (9)

 

 

 

Summer 2015

SWK 620: Social Policy Practice (3)

Wednesdays

4:00 - 6:30

Elective (3)

Wednesdays

6:45 - 9:15

SWK 654: SW Field Practicum & Seminar IVB* (2)

Alternating Thursdays

6:45 - 9:15

Total Semester Credits: (8)

 

 

 

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