Master of Social Work Program

Social worker with teens.

The primary MSW curriculum goal IS to educate and train advanced social work practitioners who demonstrate the knowledge, skills, values and ethics of the profession and who are competent for specialized practice and scholarly pursuits at the MSW level.

The MSW curriculum is designed to prepare students for advanced-level professional practice. In addition to content on research, policy, human behavior and practice, students select an area for concentration. The MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and prepares students for state certification requirements.


Graduate School Admissions
MSW Program Admissions
Admission on Probation
International Admission

Program Information

Degree Requirements
Course Descriptions
MSW Program Objectives
Social Work Field Program
UWM Schedule of Classes
Course Exemptions
Schedule & Bibliography for Competency Exams for Professional Foundation Courses
Areas of Specialization
Certificate Programs
Transfer Credits
Dismissal Policies

Additional Programs

Child Welfare IVE Training Program