Master of Social Work

MSW Degree and Graduation Requirements

The curriculum for the Master of Social Work degree consists of two core tracks: Advanced Standing (for Bachelor of Social Work graduates only) and Regular Study.

  • Completion of 33 to 60 credit hours with a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average.
  • A grade of “D” is not acceptable for any course required.
  • Students may have no grade lower than a “C” and no more than six hours graded “C” in graduate courses taken at Park University at the time of graduation. A course in which a student earns a “C” or lower may be
Hours
Advanced Standing  
SW 600 Bridging Practice, Theory, Policy and Research 3 cr.
SW 610 Advanced Social Work Practice I 3 cr.
SW 615 Social Work in Behavioral Health 3 cr.
SW 630 Program Evaluation and Grant Writing 3 cr.
SW 640 Current Diagnostic Trends: Integrating the DSM 5 with Strengths Perspective 3 cr.
SW 650 Advanced Field Education I 3 cr.
SW 660 Advanced Social Work Practice II 3 cr.
SW 670 Leadership, Supervision and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Social Work 3 cr.
SW 680 Advanced Field Education II 3 cr.
SW 690 Integrative Seminar 3 cr.
     
TOTALS 33 credits
 
Regualr Study
SW 500 Social Work and Social Welfare 3 cr.
SW 510 Policy Analysis and Policy Practice 3 cr.
SW 520 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3 cr.
SW 530 Generalist Practice I: Individuals, Families and Groups 3 cr.
SW 540 Generalist Field Education I 3 cr.
SW 550 Social Work Research 3 cr.
SW 560 Human Diversity and Social Justice 3 cr.
SW 570 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3 cr.
SW 580 Generalist Social Work Practice II: Organizations and Communities 3 cr.
SW 590 Generalist Field Education II 3 cr.
SW 610 Advanced Social Work Practice I 3 cr.
SW 615 Social Work in Behavioral Health 3 cr.
SW 630 Program Evaluation and Grant Writing 3 cr.
SW 640 Current Diagnostic Trends: Integrating the DSM 5 with Strengths Perspective 3 cr.
SW 650 Advanced Field Education I 3 cr.
SW 660 Advanced Social Work Practice II 3 cr.
SW 670 Leadership, Supervision and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Social Work 3 cr.
SW 680 Advanced Field Education II 3 cr.
SW 690 Integrative Seminar 3 cr.
     
Elective (select one for both above programs of study)  
SW 620 Gerontological Social Work 3 cr.
SW 621 Military Social Work 3 cr.
SW 622 Children and Families  3 cr.
     
TOTALS 60 credits