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

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 (3 credits)

Spring - January to May

  • Elective
  • SWK/SOWK 615: Advanced Social Welfare Policy
  • SWK/SOWK 621: Advanced Macro Social Work Practice
  • SWK/SOWK 631: Advanced Field Practicum II (3 credits)

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.

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.