Online Master of Social Work Curriculum

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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. The MSW program at Regis College specializes in clinical social work practice.

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The Regis College online MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Traditional Generalist Track

Generalist Foundation Year

SW 600 Social Work Community Practice: Leading for Change
SW 602 Human Behavior and Social Environment I
SW 604 Diversity & Cross-Cultural Issues
SW 606 Social Welfare Policy
SW 608 Human Behavior and Social Environment II
SW 610 Social Work Practice with Individuals
SW 612 Field Education Internship & Seminar I
SW 614 Research I: Ways of Knowing
SW 616 Social Work Practice with Families and Groups
SW 618 Field Education Internship & Seminar II

Specialized Clinical Year

SW 620 Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals
SW 624 Research II: Evaluation of Clinical Social Work Practice
SW 626 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
SW 632 Field Education Internship & Seminar III
SW 634 Advanced Clinical Practice with Groups
SW 636 Clinical Practice: Policies & Administration
SW 638 Field Education Internship & Seminar IV
SW 642 Advanced Clinical Practice with Families
SW 644 Trauma in Children and Adolescents (Elective)
SW 646 Trauma in Adults (Elective)

Advanced Standing Track

SW 620 Advanced Clinical Practice with Individuals
SW 624 Research II: Evaluation of Clinical Social Work Practice
SW 626 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis
SW 632 Field Education Internship & Seminar III
SW 634 Advanced Clinical Practice with Groups
SW 636 Clinical Practice: Policies & Administration
SW 638 Field Education Internship & Seminar IV
SW 642 Advanced Clinical Practice with Families
SW 644 Trauma in Children and Adolescents (Elective)
SW 646 Trauma 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.

*Elective courses TBD. Check with an enrollment advisor for more details.

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Tuition fees

$790

Per credit hour

$200-$400

Estimated cost of textbooks per course

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.