Loyola University Chicago (LUC) offers a MSW in 10 months for full time enrollment and two years for part-time enrollment. The Advanced Standing Program is designed for students who have earned their BSW from a CSWE-accredited institution. This program benefits those who would like an accelerated schedule, to choose a specification, and to make professional connections through field work/internships at partner agencies/non-profit organizations.
Students in the program complete coursework in the following areas:
Training in clinical, school, and community settings
Preparing for leadership roles in clinical, human services, outreach, and developmental settings
Developing skills in a clinical track which includes health, children and families, school social work, and mental health specialties
Developing skills in advanced family treatment, forensic mental health, migration studies, and group work
Understanding leadership and development to aid skills in administration, non-profit management, grant writing, staff support, and program development
Advanced Standing Track
The MSW at Loyola University Chicago requires completion of 28 credit hours, including a 720-hour internship. The MSW internship is comprised of 24 hours per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during normal business hours. Students work with internship coordinators to secure their internship placements.
Loyola University Chicago Online MSW Programs: Overview
Department: School of Social Work
DegreeTypes: Full-Program and Advanced Standing
Concentrations: Children and Families, Health, Leadership and Development in Social Services (LDSS), Mental Health, Schools
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