2022-23 University Bulletin 
    Jun 21, 2024  
2022-23 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Work, M.S.W., 16 Month Spring Start

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(64 credits)

NY State Program Code: 29270
HEGIS Code: 2104.00
CIP Code: 44.0701

This 16-month M.S.W. degree program begins in the spring semester and is similar to the full-time program with four courses and the field internship in each of four semesters. This tightly structured accelerated social work degree program requires, at minimum, one full-time summer semester, 10 weeks from the end of May to the beginning of August. The foundation (first) year field internship must be completed full time three days per week (21 hours in the spring and 24 hours in the summer). Students in the Spring Start 16-Month Full-Time M.S.W. degree program cannot be employed full time.

* Provisionally accepted students starting in OMSW Program in the Spring semester will take two courses (six credits total) per AUSSW policy on provisional acceptance.   Students are strongly advised to enroll in 500 and 510 totaling six credits, and the required ROLE recitation course (0 credits) and 502 Professional Development Seminar (0 credits). In order to move to degree candidacy,  provisionally accepted students will have to earn a B or better in both courses in their first semester. 

Foundation Year

(32 credits)

Advanced Year

(32 credits)


*Students who opt to extend field instruction, completing 14 additional hours per week over the fall, spring, and summer, should enroll in SWK 778 and 779. Students in extended field instruction will be charged an additional fee during the summer semester for continuation of matriculation and field instruction SWK 689  .

**SWK 710 is offered in Garden City only.

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