Shippensburg and Millersville Universities MSW Program Schedules

The Master of Social Work program offers both full-time and part-time enrollment tracks for the regular and advanced standing programs.

Advanced Standing

Summer 

  • SWK/SOWK 601: Integrative Seminar (1st summer term only)
  • SWK/SOWK 610: Advanced Micro Practice and Assessment (offered both terms)
  • 2 Electives 

Fall 

  • SWK/SOWK 620: Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups and Families
  • SWK/SOWK 625: Advanced Research Methods
  • SWK/SOWK 630: Advanced Field Practicum I
  • Elective 

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 615: Advanced Social Welfare Policy
  • SWK/SOWK 621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 631: Advanced Field Practicum II 
  • Elective 

There are two summer sessions. One begins in May and one begins in July. Only two courses may be taken in any one summer session.

Year I

Summer 

  • SWK/SOWK 601: Integrative Seminar (1st summer term only)
  • SWK/SOWK 610: Advanced Micro Practice and Assessment 

Fall 

  • SWK/SOWK 625: Advanced Research Methods
  • Elective

Spring 

  • SWK/SOWK 615: Advanced Social Welfare Policy
  • Elective

Year II

Summer 

  • 2 Electives

Fall 

  • SWK/SOWK 620: Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups and Families
  • SWK/SOWK 630: Advanced Field Practicum I

Spring 

  • SWK/SOWK 621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 631: Advanced Field Practicum II

There are two summer sessions one begins in May and one begins in July. Only two courses may be taken in any one summer session.

Year I

Summer 

  • 2 Electives

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 601: Integrative Seminar
  • SWK/SOWK 610: Advanced Micro Practice and Assessment

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 615: Advanced Social Welfare Policy
  • SWK/SOWK 625: Advanced Research Method

Year II

Summer 

  • 2 Electives

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 630: Advanced Field Practicum
  • SWK/SOWK 620: Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups and Families

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 631: Advanced Field Practicum II
  • SWK/SOWK 621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice

Regular Program

Generalist - Year I

Summer

  • SWK/SOWK 501: Principles and Philosophies of Social Work (1st summer term only)
  • SWK/SOWK 510: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 505: Understanding Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations
  • SWK/SOWK 520: Micro/Mezzo Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 525: Research Methods
  • SWK/SOWK 530: Field Practicum I

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 511: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
  • SWK/SOWK 521: Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 515: Social Welfare Policy
  • SWK/SOWK 531: Field Practicum II

Specialization - Year II

Summer

  • SWK/SOWK 610: Advanced Micro Practice and Assessment
  • Elective

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 620: Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups and Families
  • SWK/SOWK 625: Advanced Research Methods
  • Elective
  • SWK/SOWK 630: Advanced Field Practicum I

Spring

  • Elective
  • SWK/SOWK 615: Advanced Social Welfare Policy
  • SWK/SOWK 621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 631: Advanced Field Practicum II

There are two summer sessions of six weeks each. One begins in May and one begins in July.

Generalist - Year I

Summer

  • SWK/SOWK 501: Principles and Philosophies of Social Work (1st summer term only)
  • SWK/SOWK 510: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (2nd summer term only)

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 505: Understanding Social Work Practice with Diverse Populations
  • SWK/SOWK 525: Research Methods

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 511: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
  • SWK/SOWK 515: Social Welfare Policy

Generalist - Year II

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 520: Micro/Mezzo Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 530: Field Practicum I

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 521: Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 531: Field Practicum II

Specialization - Year III

Summer

  • SWK/SOWK 610: Advanced Micro Practice and Assessment (offered both summer terms)
  • Elective

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 625: Advanced Research Methods
  • Elective

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 615: Advanced Social Welfare Policy
  • Elective

Specialization - Year IV

Fall

  • SWK/SOWK 620: Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups and Families
  • SWK/SOWK 630: Advanced Field Practicum I

Spring

  • SWK/SOWK 621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 631: Advanced Field Practicum II

There are two summer sessions of six weeks each. One begins in May and one begins in July.