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Intensive Weekend

Designed for employed students with an experiential background in the human services or related work, the Intensive Weekend (IW) program combines an emphasis on in-person teaching and learning with the convenience of hybrid activities. In person classes meet one weekend a month and are supported by online activity in the interim weeks. Classes with a cohort of similarly employed students creates a supportive educational environment, with opportunites to examine, process, and apply new knowledge, as well as learn from the experience of others. 

September is the start date for this year-round, three-term program.  All students, including students admitted with Advanced Standing who have an undergraduate degree in social work, begin their studies in the fall semester.

MSW Education conceived for the working professional  

Classes meet one weekend a month, supported in the interim weeks by online activities and assignments.*  

  • In-person classes provide dynamic opportunities to process theory and its application to practice, critical for experienced practitioners.  
  • Asynchronous online components permit students to prepare material in accordance with their schedules and a synchronous online class each month facilitates communication among students and their instructor. 
  • Sequential courses permit students to focus on one subject matter at a time. 

Cohorts provide a supportive educational environment, opportunities to learn from similarly employed students across a variety of fields and build a network of professional relationships that extends into their future careers. 

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Curriculum and Program Structure

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Field Education

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Info for Students and Employers

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Attend an Info Session
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IW Team

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