Master of Social Work Degree Requirements

Review the degree requirements for our Advanced Standing Track option

*Please review the UNE Aca­d­e­m­ic Cat­a­log for the full and most up-to-date Mas­ter of Social Work degree course descrip­tions and pro­gram infor­ma­tion

All Mas­ter of Social Work (MSW) stu­dents in the advanced stand­ing track are required to com­plete 35 cred­it hours of course­work from their select­ed spe­cial­iza­tion: Clin­i­cal Prac­tice, Com­mu­ni­ty Prac­tice, or Inte­grat­ed Prac­tice. Click below to view the degree plans for each of these spe­cial­iza­tions.

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Clin­i­cal Prac­tice Spe­cial­iza­tion Cours­es
Course # Course Title Cred­it Hours
SSWO 526 Inte­grat­ing Clinical/Community Prac­tice Frame­works 3
SSWO 552 Con­tem­po­rary The­o­ry of SW Prac­tice: Indi­vid­u­als and Fam­i­lies 3
SSWO 553 Advanced Social Work Prac­tice with Fam­i­lies 3
SSWO 565 Admin­is­tra­tion and Super­vi­sion 3
SSWO 597 Advanced Psy­choso­cial Assess­ment 3
Elec­tive 3
Elec­tive 3
Elec­tive 3
Elec­tive 3
SSWO 580 Field Practicum III/Seminar 4
SSWO 582 Field Practicum IV/Seminar 4
Total Cred­it Hours 35
Com­mu­ni­ty Prac­tice Spe­cial­iza­tion Cours­es
Course # Course Title Cred­it Hours
SSWO 526 Inte­grat­ing Clinical/Community Prac­tice Frame­works 3
SSWO 564 Pro­gram Dev & Com­mu­ni­ty Prac­tice 3
SSWO 565 Admin­is­tra­tion and Super­vi­sion 3
SSWO 608 Grant Research & Pro­gram Writ­ing 3
SSWO 685 Comm Organizing/Comm Build­ing 3
Elec­tive 3
Elec­tive 3
Elec­tive 3
Elec­tive 3
SSWO 580 Field Practicum III/Seminar 4
SSWO 582 Field Practicum IV/Seminar 4
Total Cred­it Hours 35
Inte­grat­ed Social Spe­cial­iza­tion Cours­es
Course # Course Title Cred­it Hours
SSWO 526 Inte­grat­ing Clinical/Community Prac­tice Frame­works 3
SSWO 552 Con­tem­po­rary The­o­ry of SW Prac­tice: Indi­vid­u­als and Fam­i­lies 3
SSWO 553 Advanced Social Work Prac­tice with Fam­i­lies 3
SSWO 564 Pro­gram Dev & Com­mu­ni­ty Prac­tice 3
SSWO 565 Admin­is­tra­tion and Super­vi­sion 3
SSWO 597 Advanced Psy­choso­cial Assess­ment 3
SSWO 685 Comm Organizing/Comm Build­ing 3
Elec­tive* 3
Elec­tive* 3
SSWO 580 Field Practicum III/Seminar 4
SSWO 582 Field Practicum IV/Seminar 4
Total Cred­it Hours 35
*For licen­sure pur­pos­es, these elec­tives must be clin­i­cal prac­tice cours­es

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Master of Social Work Degree — Advanced Standing Track Highlights

  • 35 cred­its
  • 3 starts per year
  • Spe­cial­iza­tions: Clin­i­cal Prac­tice, Com­mu­ni­ty Prac­tice, or Inte­grat­ed Prac­tice
  • 11 cours­es
  • One field practicum for 560 hours*

*Our Mas­ter of Social Work online pro­gram is aligned with State of Maine social work licens­ing require­ments. We encour­age you to research the licens­ing require­ments for the state in which you intend to prac­tice:

State Licens­ing Require­ments (PDF)

Questions about the above Master of Social Work degree plans? An enrollment counselor can walk you through the details.

Con­tact us to dis­cuss your degree plan or to ask any ques­tions about the online Mas­ter of Social Work degree pro­gram.

 

  • Laurie Boland

    Enroll­ment Coun­selor III
    (207) 221‑4955 | lboland@une.edu

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