Skip to main content

Social Work, M.S.W. - hybrid program

The weekend hybrid Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program at Grand Valley State University prepares you for advanced professional micro, mezzo, and macro practice in social work, and in the development and implementation of social welfare policies and programs. The M.S.W. lays the foundation for you to assume leadership roles in society's institutions, organizations, and communities.

National Job Growth

Job opportunities in social work are expected to grow 10% in the U.S. by 2026.

An In-Demand Profession

Michigan's job outlook for social workers was 6% above the national average in 2021, with more than 17,000 jobs available. There are more than 1,800 annual job openings.

One of the Top Graduate Programs in the Nation

GVSU's social work program is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best in the nation.

Source: EMSI, 2022

Program Overview

The M.S.W. Weekend Hybrid 38 credit hour program is available on a part-time basis to Advanced Standing applicants, including 8 credit hours of Field Education. Advanced Standing status is for those who successfully completed a B.S.W. degree at a CSWE accredited program and meet other admission criteria. Course requirements are available online.

Why Study Social Work at Grand Valley?

You will:

Visit the program website for more information.

Program Details