Make an impact on the life of a student as a School Social Worker.
School social workers collaborate with educational administrators, teachers, counselors, psychologists, nurses, speech and language pathologists, and other staff. They help create individalized education plans (IEPs) to address students' needs.
As a school social worker, you will provide counseling services for individuals, groups, and families.
Students often require resources outside of their school. In these situations, you will serve as an advocate for their needs.
This post-master’s certificate requires three school social work classes and 700 hours of practicum work in a school setting concurrent with your seminar course work. The specialization is offered part-time over two years.
A student applying to this post-master's graduate certificate program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
To be considered for this program, you must have earned a Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited program. You must also have a 3.0 GPA in your graduate coursework.
You'll also need to submit:
Your statement of interest should address the following questions:
Include recommendations from two individuals who are familiar with your academic potential and achievement, and with your professional or volunteer experience in social work or other human service related fields.
Recommendation letters should include how long and in what capacity the recommender and applicant have known each other. The letter will provide an assessment of the applicant’s:
International students must have a TOEFL score of at least 79 iBT; the minimum acceptable IELTS score is 6.5 band.
|Fall (August)||March 1|
|Spring (January)||No admission|
|Summer (May/June)||No admission|
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