College of St. Scholastica
Office of Graduate Admissions
Master of Social Work
MSW - Master of Social Work
Building on the academic excellence of our Bachelor of Social Work program, St. Scholastica's Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares students for practice in a variety of settings. The program features a focus on advanced clinical practice and provides a flexible, affordable path to an MSW degree. Curriculum emphasizes the skills of advanced clinical practice, including assessment and diagnosis, evidence-based intervention and treatment, group dynamics, and how social policy and social justice issues affect the practice of social work. This program is offered to those with or without a bachelor's degree in Social Work (Regular standing and Advanced standing track).
St. Scholastica's MSW program meets the Minnesota licensure standards which require LICSW candidates to document 360 clock hours (24) credits in 6 clinical knowledge areas. In addition to completion of an MSW program, prospective licensees must complete 200 hours of direct supervision and pass an ASWB exam.
St. Scholastica is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission to offer degrees on campus and via distance learning as a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 36 or 60
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 590 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999