MSW Global and Community Practice Concentration

Foundation Courses (30 credits)
SW-503Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families3
SW-505Social Welfare Policy and Services I3
SW-507Social Work Research3
SW-509Human Behavior in the Social Environment I3
SW-510Field Practicum I3
SW-513Social Work Practice in Groups3
SW-515Social Welfare Policy and Services II3
SW-518Global Community Practice3
SW-519Human Behavior in the Social Environment II3
SW-520Field Practicum II3
Advanced Core Courses (6 credits)
SW-627Implications of Social Justice and Human Rights for Social Work3
SW-669Applications of Social Justice and Human Rights in Social Work3
Global and Community Practice Concentration (21 credits)
SW-613Social Work Leadership and Management3
SW-614Grant Writing3
SW-615Advanced Global and Community Practice 13
SW-617Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Social Work 13
SW-625Program Planning and Evaluation3
SW-631Field Practicum III CI3
SW-641Field Practicum IV CI3
Electives (3 credits)
Select 1 course from approved departmental selections at the 600+ level.3
Total Credits60

Sequence Chart

(Full time, 60 credits. If your circumstances are different, please consult with your advisor)
 

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
SW-503 Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families3SW-507 Social Work Research3
SW-505 Social Welfare Policy and Services I3SW-513 Social Work Practice in Groups3
SW-509 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I3SW-515 Social Welfare Policy and Services II3
SW-510 Field Practicum I3SW-519 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II3
SW-518 Global Community Practice3SW-520 Field Practicum II3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
SW-613 Social Work Leadership and Management3Select 3 credits of Social Work (600+) graduate electives3
SW-614 Grant Writing3SW-617 Environmental Justice and Sustainable Development in Social Work3
SW-615 Advanced Global and Community Practice3SW-625 Program Planning and Evaluation3
SW-627 Implications of Social Justice and Human Rights for Social Work3SW-641 Field Practicum IV CI3
SW-631 Field Practicum III CI3SW-669 Applications of Social Justice and Human Rights in Social Work3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Total Credits 60
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major. Social Work is grounded in the liberal arts and contains a coherent, integrated, professional foundation in social work (CSWE Accreditation Standards). MSW applicants with a baccalaureate degree are required to have a strong liberal arts background in English, Math and Psychology (none of these courses can be a College Level Examination Program; they must be taken as college-level, credit-bearing classes). The program also prefers courses in History, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, and Economics.
  2. Three completed Monmouth University School of Social Work recommendation forms.  Recommendations must be from an academic or professional source; it cannot be from friends and/or relatives.
  3. Narrative (four to five pages, double spaced) in response to the questions outlined on the Autobiographical Statement form.
  4. Candidates for Advanced Standing must have a BSW from an accredited program within six years of the date of application, fulfill GPA requirements, and submit the Monmouth University Advanced Standing Field Evaluation form.
  5. Candidates for Advanced Standing must have completed a course in statistics within the last six years.
  6. In instances where the admissions committee has questions about an applicant’s references, personal statement, or academic record, the applicant may be required to attend an interview as part of the admissions process.