Earn a Masters in Social Work
Serve your community by helping people solve and cope with problems in their everyday lives
The Master of Social Work Program prepares social workers for leadership in family-centered and advanced social work practice. The curriculum is solidly grounded in social systems theory. Consistent with the mission of Newman University, the program seeks to educate students for service to individuals, families, groups, and communities.
Graduates of the program are eligible for licensure as professional social workers through the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (BSRB) in Kansas and through the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) in Colorado.
Master of Social Work (MSW)
The Master of Social Work Program prepares social workers for leadership in family-centered and advanced social work practice.
Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing
The Master of Social Work - Advanced Standing program offers a shortened curriculum path for those who already hold Bachelor of Social Work degrees from accredited BSW programs and who otherwise qualify.
Newman University offers a dual masters program enabling students to earn both the Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Social Work (MSW) degrees for those seeking leadership and management positions within their organization.
SOCIAL WORK STUDENT LOUNGE
The School of Social Work has a student lounge, located in McNeill Hall Room 123. This area allows students to study or relax before or after their classes. It is equipped with a telephone, refrigerator, and microwave.
Examination preparation materials and resources are available for use by Newman University students on campus through Academic and Student Support Services. Contact the Student Support Services Coordinator. Visit the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board website.
About Our Faculty
DEPARTMENT Graduate Social Work
Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in philosophy. Many of our Master Social Work graduates will let you know that the faculty work one-on-one to help you succeed.
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, jobs in Social Work are expected to increase in the next decade by 12%.
- Christopher Wayne Jones '16, MSW
- Kayla Heibert '16, MSW
"Right now I work at St. Francis Community Services as an adoption social worker. I love it. I love working with kids and families."
When asked if Newman had prepared him for his future, Hand replied confidently, "Absolutely! Without a doubt."