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Est. Total Tuition $24,000
Credits Required 60
Delivery Classroom
Campus Locations 10
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Online courses have a set cost per credit. Online credits are not counted as part of your total credits shown in the university tuition table. Total tuition is based on current rates and tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $0
Total for 60 credits $24,000
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This degree is a special program and has a tuition rate that is different from the standard Utah State University tuition rates. Tuition rates shown are current and subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $400
Total for 60 credits $24,000
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Estimated total tuition is based on current rates and student fees for a Utah resident. Tuition rates subject to change. Some courses may have additional fees.

credits/semester $2,111
Total for 10 semesters $24,000
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In addition to the degree specific course requirements, there may be additional requirements for this degree. Visit the department website or speak with an advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

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Courses for this degree take place in classrooms throughout our network of campuses. These courses may be available through Interactive Video Conferencing (IVC) which are broadcast to classrooms or courses may take place in the classroom where broadcasts originate. For more information about this and other delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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This degree is offered at these campuses:

Blanding, Brigham City, Kaysville, Logan, Moab, Price, Tooele, Tremonton, UB Vernal, Uintah Basin

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Potential Careers

  • Public Welfare
  • Criminal Justice/Corrections
  • School Social Work
  • Child Welfare
  • Family Services
  • Private Practice
  • Gerontology
  • Clinical


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Master of
Social Work

The Master of Social Work degree is available in a three year part-time format at several USU campuses across the state. The program features evening courses, making it possible to maintain full-time employment while pursuing a degree. This professional degree trains students for employment as advanced generalist practitioners and is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). In addition to the three year part-time format, the MSW is also available in a two year full-time format and one year advanced standing format in Logan. 

Additional Degree Information

Department Website

For Help Getting Started

Please call (800) 233-2137 or send an email to

Terry Peak
Social Work Program Director
Phone: (435) 797-4080

Karen Flessner
Program Coordinator
Phone: (435) 797-1286
Fax: (435) 797-1240

In addition to the courses listed below, additional courses may be required. Contact your advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to complete this program.

Required Courses

  • SW 6000: Principles and Philosophy of Social Work
  • SW 6050: HBSE I- Individuals and Families in their Environment
  • SW 6100: Generalist Practice I
  • SW 6200: Research Methods
  • SW 6400: Supervised Practicum I
  • SW 6300: Social Policy Analysis
  • SW 6250: HBSE II- Groups, Organizations, and Communities
  • SW 6150: Generalist Practice II
  • SW 6450: Supervised Practicum II
  • SW 6475: Block Practicum Supervised Practicum (available in the summer)
  • SW 6800: Law and Ethics for Social Workers
  • SW 6600: Policy and Administration
  • SW 6700: Advanced Generalist Practice I
  • SW 6900: Supervised Practicum III
  • SW 6650: Advanced Research Methods
  • SW 6850: Advanced Practice with Individuals and Families
  • SW 6750: Advanced Generalist Practice II
  • SW 6950: Supervised Practicum IV
  • SW 6975: Block Advanced Supervised Practicum (available in the summer)

Elective Courses

  • SW 6500: Advanced Child Welfare Practice
  • SW 6525: Practice with Mature & Aging Adults
  • SW 6550: Advanced Practice with Victims and Perpetrators of Family Violence
  • SW 6575: Social Work Practice with Substance Abusing Clients
  • SW 6875: Clinical Social Work Practice with Women
  • SW 6775: Forensic Social Work Practice
  • SW 6990: Independent Study
  • SW 6993: Research Project
  • SW 6995: Special Topics on Social Work Practice