Academics

At a Glance:

Master of Social Work

Program length 2 years (1 year for Advanced Standing)
Credit hours 62 (32 for Advanced Standing)
Cost per credit hour $670*
Tuition cost $41,540* ($21,440* for Advanced Standing)
Accreditation Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Format In-person
Location Portland Center (near Tigard)
Application deadlines Dec. 1 (early application);
Mar. 15 (final deadline)

*All stated financial information is subject to change.

Foundation Year (30 hours)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
500: Introduction to the Social Work Profession 1 532: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3
531: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3 592: Social Work Practice II: Organizations, & Communities 3
591: Social Work Practice I: Families, Individuals & Groups 3 541: Research Methods & Applications 2
540: Research Methods & Statistics 2 560: Social Policy 3
570: Values & Ethics; Spirituality & Religion 3 577: Foundation Internship II 3
576: Foundation Internship I 3 596: Concentration Year Seminar 1
Totals 15   15
Concentration Year (32 hours)
Concentration Options: Direct Practice (Families, Children, Individuals & Groups) or Community Practice (Organizations and Development)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
691 Theories for Advanced Practice: Direct Practice (Families, Children, Individual & Groups) or
692 Theories for Advanced Practice in Community Practice (Organizations & Development)
3
696 Special Issues in Advanced Practice with Families, Individuals & Groups or
697 Special Issues in Advanced Practice in Community Organization & Development
3
693 Skills for Advanced Practice: Direct Practice (Families, Children, Individual & Groups) or
694 Skills for Advanced Practice in Community Practice (Organizations & Development)
3
698 Program Development, Administration & Funding
3
676: Advanced Internship I 4 677: Advanced Internship II 4
642: Advanced Research I 2 643: Advanced Research II 2
6XX: Selected Topics 3 6XX: Selected Topics 3
600: Introduction to the DSM-V 1 690: Social Work Capstone  1
Semester Total 16 16
Total Hours 62