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Master of Social Work at NMU

The Master of Social Work (MSW) Program is designed to prepare students for advanced generalist social work practice.  After completing foundational courses, students are able to select from two concentrations, Clinical Practice or Policy, Planning and Administration (PPA).  This program is designed to be a full-time, two year (4 semester) program (Regular Standing).  Students who have previously earned a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from a CSWE accredited program may have the option of completing an accelerated (Advanced Standing) curriculum track (3 semester)—special admission required.

Master of Social Work Mission

To prepare advanced practitioners of social work by extending the department’s and profession’s commitment to higher learning that promotes service, social justice, human rights and dignity, worth and well-being of individuals, groups, families, organizations and communities through specialized clinical and macro practice.


Bulletin Year: 2023 - 2024 Graduate Bulletin