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MSW Advanced Standing Part-time (2 years)

Advanced Standing Program:
The MSW Advanced standing program is a 33 credit program. All courses are 3 credits.

Part-time program: 2 years
Students complete 11 courses over 2 years, four semesters (fall and spring).

Year 1: Course topics include child and family policy,assessment and diagnosis, and child abuse and neglect. Students also take three electives.

Year 2: Students obtain training in specialized clinical practice with children, youth and families. Students participate in a supervised clinical field practicum at an agency serving children, adolescents and/or families for approximately 21 hours per week.

Year 1

Fall Semester

Credits

Elective

Elective

3

SOWK 602

Child and Family Policy

3

Elective

Elective

3

Year 1

 Spring Semester

Credits

CHAD 502

Child Abuse and Neglect

3

SOWK 522

Social Work Assessment and Diagnosis

3

Elective

3

Year 2

Fall Semester

Credits

SOWK 600

Clinical Practice with Children, Youth and Families I

3

SOWK 601

Practice Evaluation

3

SOWK 603

Field Education Seminar III

3

Year 2

 Spring Semester

Credits

SOWK 620

Clinical Practice with Children, Youth and Families II

3

SOWK 622

Field Education Seminar IV

3

Total Credits

33

Academic Credit for Life/Work Experience

Please note that MSU does not grant any academic credit for life experience or previous work experience. This applies to all required and elective courses in the MSW program (two-year and Advanced Standing), and to field education hours. No exceptions to this policy will be granted for any reason.

For more information about the program, please contact:

Dr. Lynette Reitz, MSW Program Director
Email: socialwork@montclair.edu
973-655-4188

The MSW program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.