College of St. Scholastica

Office of Graduate Admissions

Master of Social Work


1200 Kenwood Avenue

Duluth, MN 55811

United States


(877) 287-8734

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSW - Master of Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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). LICSW licensure 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

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