The Master of Social Work degree is a professional degree which prepares students through the development of advanced generalist skills for clinical practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities within diverse systems and settings.
Students graduate from our program as clinicians, group facilitators, supervisors, advocates, and researchers. In addition, the master’s program in social work at UW-Whitewater prepares students for specialized practice with physical disabilities, military and/or addictions.
Beginning Fall 2018, the Social Work Department at the UW-Whitewater will offer a Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW). The social work program is professional education training program that is designed to meet the needs of our society through the preparation of professionally educated social work practitioners.
A social worker with master-level training is an advanced generalist practitioner. The advanced generalist practitioner possesses a wide range of knowledge and competencies in order to respond to a wide range of social problems.
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- Advanced social welfare policy analysis
- Social work psychopathology
- Social work practice with groups, communities, and organizations
- Social work field experience
- Social work field research integration capstone
- Research and program implementation and evaluation
- Advanced practice: intervention and evaluation
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesSocial Work View 353 other Masters in Social Work in United States
- Transcript demonstrating Bachelor's degree from a 4-year college or university accredited by a recognized regional accrediting association
- Minimum GPA of 2.75 on 4.0 scale (you may apply if your GPA is less than 2.75, but you would be placed on probation status if admitted)
- For advanced standing students, a grade of B or better is required in all core social work courses
- Intro to statistics course: 200-level or higher, with a grade of C or better (this prerequisite may be taken at UWW the summer before the fall your MSW program begins)
- Personal statement and resume
- Demonstration of 24 hours of liberal studies courses
Preferred 1000 service hours (paid or volunteer)
International1023 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1023 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
In-State495 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 495 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.