Master of Science in Social Work - Direct Practice with Latino Individuals, Families, and Groups (Advanced Standing)
Earn Your M.S. in Social Work from UTRGV online
If helping others is your calling, then earning your 100% online Master of Science in Social Work at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley can give you the skills and knowledge to make a positive impact in the community. With highly competitive tuition and multiple start dates each year, you can advance your social work career in as few as 12 months.
Whether your career goals entail preparing for leadership roles serving your community at an agency level or focusing on assistance of individuals and families, UTRGV online has two flexible master’s degree programs in social work — Administration and Community Practice or Direct Practice with Latino Individuals, Families, and Groups. Both programs are advanced standing and prepare graduates for exams to earn Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) credentials.
The Master of Science in Social Work – Direct Practice with Latino Individuals, Families, and Groups online program teaches evidence-based practices and deepens knowledge of advanced social work practices including therapeutic process, empowerment, and clinical strategies for change, with a focus on applicability to the Latino community.
Top Reasons to Enroll
- Complete coursework in as few as 12 months
- Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited programs
- 7-week courses, multiple start dates each year for flexibility and convenience
- Affordable tuition, 100% online coursework
- Online courses feature same esteemed faculty who teach on campus
In this program, you will:
- Learn to develop treatment plans, establish therapeutic relationships, and apply intervention strategies
- Understand how challenges such as discrimination and oppression limit the opportunities of minority, at-risk, and disenfranchised groups
- Gain real-world experience developing strategies for intervention and change
- Study organizational administration, including human resource and policy development
- Acquire skills directly applicable to working with diverse populations, such as needs assessment and asset mapping
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC™)
• Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)