California State University (CSU), Chico Hybrid MSW Program

California State University offers a hybrid MSW program with a traditional standing option.  The program has a concentration in Advanced generalist social work practice with focus areas in mental health, youth & family services, and Gerontology. A cohort model is followed with both synchronous and asynchronous learning. Being a hybrid model, students are required to visit campus two weekends a semester. Cohorts begin in the fall every three years with the next admission available in 2021.

To graduate traditional standing student are required to complete 61 credit hours as well as 1,200 hours of field education. Currently this program is offered part-time and can be completed in 3 years. CSU online MSW program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

California State University, Chico Hybrid MSW Program: Overview

Department: California State University, Chico's School of Social Work

Degree Types: Traditional Standing Only

Concentrations: Advanced generalist social work practice with focus areas in Mental Health, Youth & Family Services and Gerontology

Program Structure: Online and campus instruction with field education practicum placements

Instruction Methods: Hybrid program follows the cohort model with synchronous and asynchronous learning – students are required to visit the campus two weekends a semester

Program Information – Traditional Students

Program Overview

  • Program Name: MSW Distributed Learning Program
  • Phone Number: (530) 898-6204

Program Requirements

  • Field Education Requirements: 1,200 hours
  • Number of Credits Required: 61 units

Program Length

  • Program Options: Part-Time Only
  • Program Length: Part-Time program that takes 3 years to complete (Fall, Spring and Summer semesters)
  • Program Start Dates: Next cohort begins in Fall 2021 (Admissions are every three years.)

Admission Requirements

  • GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0 – students with a GPA below 3.0 may be considered, but will need to speak to why GPA is below 3.0
  • GRE Information: Not Required

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CSU Chico's MSW program information was last updated on October 2018. For more information, visit the university's website above. 

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