East Tennessee State University
College of Arts & Sciences
Master of Social Work - Traditional Entry
The purpose of the ETSU MSW program is to prepare students for autonomous clinical practice. The goals, objectives, and course content were developed with this purpose in mind. The MSW program learning goals include the following:1.To prepare students with the knowledge, values, and skills of clinical practice;2.To prepare students to engage in competent and responsible clinical practice within public and private agencies;3.To prepare students to develop and use ethical research in the advancement and enhancement of social work practice. Applicants with bachelor’s degrees from accredited universities or colleges may apply for admission to the traditional, two (2)-year master’s program. The first-year foundation curriculum focuses on preparing students with a generalist social work perspective. The second-year curriculum focuses on preparing students for autonomous clinical practice.Applicants who have attained a bachelor of social work (B.S.W.),within the last five (5) years, from a program accredited by the CSWE may apply for advanced standing, which can be completed in approximately twelve (12) months (for full-time students).Full-time and limited part-time enrollment is available.
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999