ACU’s M.S. in Social Work program offers an innovative curriculum aimed at preparing leading social work practitioners in the field. Designed to produce versatile social work leaders, you are able to incorporate faith and employ technology into your work in the program. You will identify and make use of what works from the most promising interventions and forward-thinking programs and policies to empower and instill hope in your clients, in essence promoting positive social change.
The Advanced Standing program is for students who have completed a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from a program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE). Following a 6-hour summer seminar, Advanced Standing students move directly into the 38-hour second year of study which can be completed entirely through remote learning. Students also spend a significant amount of time in field practicum experiences.
In cooperation with the Graduate School of Theology, the School of Social Work has developed plans whereby students can pursue the M.S. in Social Work degree concurrently with the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree.
ACU’s M.S.S.W. program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and is ranked the 3rd best value Christian College Social Work program accredited by the CSWE.
|Degree||Master of Science in Social Work (M.S.S.W)|
|Program length||1 year|
|Application deadlines for Summer 2018||February 16 for priority review (for scholarships, graduate assistantships and field practicum sites)
May 1 for standard review (deadline may extend if space is available)
You will take courses such as:
Various forms of financial aid are available to assist you with funding your education. Learn more about these opportunities and visit our Graduate Financial Aid page to apply for scholarships and graduate assistantships.