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2 Year Full-Time MSW Program Salt Lake City

Application Deadline

Final: October 15th

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Admission decisions announced no later than May 1





Credit Hours


7 Areas of Focus

  Aging in Social Work
  Child Welfare in Social Work
  Forensic Social Work
  Global Social Work
  Health in Social Work
  Mental Health in Social Work
  Substance Use in Social Work



First Year Coursework

First year courses are generalist courses, held during the day on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Fall Semester

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
SW 6001 Practice I 3.0
SW6030 HBSE - Human Behavior & Social Environment 3.0
SW 6040 DSM and Psychopathology 3.0
SW 6240 Social Policies & Programs: Advocacy and Analysis for Justice 3.0
SW 6511 Field Practicum I 3.0

Spring Semester

Practicum (fieldwork) is completed on other weekdays, for a total of 450 hours. 

Detailed Course Schedule


The minimum requirements to apply are a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university, a cumulative GPA of 3.0, and completion of the MSW prerequisites.



Not until spring semester of the first year of the MSW program. After attending a meeting about second year program options, including the Areas of Focus and graduate certificates, students submit declaration paperwork to the MSW Advisor.

The program begins during fall semester, which typically begins the third week of August.

First year courses are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and second year courses are held on Thursdays and Fridays. Practicum is completed on the other days, around two days a week in the first year and three days a week during the second year. The majority of practicum placements are during normal business hours, though some agencies may have more flexible hours.


Last Updated: 7/15/21