School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Work (MSW)
Masters of Social Work (MSW)
Millersville and Shippensburg universities are jointly offering a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program to prepare students to work in a variety of human service programs and agencies in an advanced clinical and/or administrative capacity. The flexibility of the social work degree provides graduates with many options as they pursue their careers in helping fields. All required courses will be offered in the evening only. Elective courses will be primarily offered in the evening and occasionally on Saturdays. Elective courses may meet at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg. The mission of the MU-SU MSW program is to provide accessible social work graduate education to prepare students for advanced generalist practice and to provide professional leadership and contribute to the development and dissemination of social work practice knowledge.The MSW program seeks to:
1. Prepare students for competent advanced generalist practice, with a focus on rural client systems, through the acquisition of social work knowledge, skills, and values.
2. Provide leadership and service for the social welfare systems and the social work profession.
3. Foster commitment to professional development and the creation and dissemination of social work practice knowledge.
The Social Work program is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999