Master of Social Work Program
2023-2024 Class Dates -
Upcoming Events and Class Dates 2023-2024
The MSW program is fully accredited by Council on Social Work Education, and graduates are qualified to apply for LMSW master social worker (LMSW) and clinical social worker (LCSW) licensing. You are responsible for fulfilling the licensure requirements for the state to which you are applying.
- ASWB Guide to Social Work Exams »
- Social Work Licensure »
- Steps to applying for licensure »
- Tennessee Social Work Licensure Law »
Typical plan of study
Advanced placement. With a bachelor's degree in social work (BSW) from a CSWE-accredited institution or applicants who have successfully completed the Foundation year of eduction at a CSWE-accredited Masters of Social Work program. Full-time students typically complete the advanced year in three semesters.
MSW Accreditation Outcomes 2022-2023
The Commission on Accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education has granted full accreditation to Southern Adventist University’s Master of Social Work program. Southern Adventist University maintains compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and the Council on Social Work Education policies through the appropriate and timely reporting on areas of substantive change.
Additionally, Southern maintains compliance with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
The Master of Social Work program utilizes multiple measures to assess student competency in advanced generalist social work practice.