*USU’s Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and consequently meet licensure requirements in all 50 states. States differ in their licensing processes and students are encouraged to become familiar with these processes when pursuing licensure in a particular state (see the Education Licensure Compliance Table or, if interested in school social work licensure, contact the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at teal.usu.edu for more information).
Degree Requirements (60 credits)
The foundation courses for the MSW degree include the following:
Students with an undergraduate degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program may be permitted to substitute elective courses for select foundation courses, provided they received a grade of A- or better in the class. Elective courses include the following (check with the Social Work program coordinator for information about availability):