Online Master of Social Work Curriculum

The MSW online curriculum at Regis College has been designed for the working professional with a focus on modern and evolving social work practices. Our program is offered in a Traditional 60-credit track, as well as an Advanced Standing 30-credit track for students who already have a BSW from a CSWE-accredited program. Our curriculum specializes in clinical social work practice.

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The online MSW Program is currently in 2nd year Candidacy for Accreditation with the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation (full details here).

Traditional Generalist Track

Generalist Foundation Year

SW 600Social Work Community Practice: Leading for Change
SW 602Human Behavior and Social Environment I
SW 604Diversity & Cross-Cultural Issues
SW 606Social Welfare Policy
SW 608Human Behavior and Social Environment II

SW 610Social Work Practice with Individuals
SW 612Field Education Internship & Seminar I
SW 614Research I: Ways of Knowing
SW 616Social Work Practice with Families and Groups
SW 618Field Education Internship & Seminar II

Specialized Clinical Year

SW 620Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals
SW 624Research II: Evaluation of Clinical Social Work Practice
SW 626Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
SW 632Field Education Internship & Seminar III
SW 634Advanced Clinical Practice with Groups

SW 636Clinical Practice: Policies & Administration
SW 638Field Education Internship & Seminar IV
SW 642Advanced Clinical Practice with Families
SW 644Trauma in Children and Adolescents (Elective)
SW 646Trauma in Adults (Elective)


Advanced Standing Track

SW 620Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals
SW 624Research II: Evaluation of Clinical Social Work Practice
SW 626Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
SW 632Field Education Internship & Seminar III
SW 634Advanced Clinical Practice with Groups

SW 636Clinical Practice: Policies & Administration
SW 638Field Education Internship & Seminar IV
SW 642Advanced Clinical Practice with Families
SW 644Trauma in Children and Adolescents (Elective)
SW 646Trauma in Adults (Elective)


Additional Electives: Students in either track of the online MSW program at Regis may also fulfill one or both elective requirements from select courses in the Master of Public Health, Master of Applied Behavior Analysis, Professional MBA, and Master of Health Administration online programs at Regis College.

 

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Experiential Learning Component

The online MSW program also includes an experiential learning component known as a field placement. Traditional track students complete two field experiences: 480 hours in the first field placement; 600 hours in the second field placement. Advanced Standing track students complete 600 hours in their field placement. Put your newly acquired knowledge to use while familiarizing yourself with the responsibilities and requirements of the social work profession.

Read about one student’s field placement in her community here.

*Elective courses TBD. Check with an Enrollment Advisor for more details.