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M.S.W. in Social Work – Individual & Family Clinical

60

Credit Hours

Class Size

Student-to-professor ratio of 6:1 for residential students

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 50% of degree total to Liberty

Graduate Assistantships

Opportunities to serve in academic or administrative support roles

Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Class Size

Student-to-professor ratio of 6:1 for residential students

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 50% of degree total to Liberty

Graduate Assistantships

Opportunities to serve in academic or administrative support roles

Accreditation

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Residential Master of Social Work (MSW) – Individual & Family Clinical

Gain the knowledge and clinical expertise you need to be successful in individual and family clinical practice with the Master’s in Social Work – Individual and Family Clinical Cognate at Liberty University. Get equipped to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families who are seeking help with the challenges they are facing, as you learn about environmental influences on behavior and the value of self-determination in the helping process.

Study under experienced social work professionals who have a wide range of expertise in areas such as mental health, adoption, child welfare, and clinical practice. Members of the program faculty have served as expert witnesses, on boards of non-profit organizations, and have a heart for vulnerable populations.

The mission of the Liberty University Social Work Master’s Program is to prepare healthy advanced generalist social workers to be servant leaders who follow the example of Christ and will influence the world by enhancing the lives of all individuals, families, and communities through research-informed knowledge, values, and skills consistent with the purpose of the profession.

The MSW – Individual & Family Clinical program is also offered online.


Career Opportunities in Individual & Family Clinical Social Work

  • Individual and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Therapist
  • Clinical Social Worker
  • Clinical Social Work Supervisor
  • Adoption Social Worker
  • Children and Family Social Worker
  • Medical Social Worker
  • Clinical Director

Academic Information for the MSW – Individual & Family Clinical 

Credit Hours

60 hours minimum**

Program of Study

MSW – Individual & Family Clinical – Residential

Social Work Featured Courses

  • Advanced Generalist Field Experience & Seminar (SOWK 690)
  • Child and Family Social Work Clinical Practice (SOWK 643)
  • Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice (SOWK 641)
  • Diversity & Cultural Humility (SOWK 650)

Admission Requirements

Every application is reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and all applicants must submit the following documents and meet the minimum requirements for admission:

  • Admission application
  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 or above GPA
  • 2 recommender contact information
  • 400-word Statement of Purpose:
    • In 150 words, complete the following prompt: I desire to earn a Master of Social Work degree and attend Liberty University because…
    • In 150 words, complete the following prompt: I show a posture of learning and respect when interacting with diverse individuals, families, and groups by…
    • In 100 words, discuss the following prompt: Please share about a personal challenge in your life and discuss how you have worked through this challenge. (Please do not share a challenge with your job).
  • Department questionnaire (PDF)
  • Department approval
  • Self-certification form (PDF) for students in the final term of their bachelor’s degree
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account

**The Social Work Program does not give academic credit for life experiences or previous work experience. The program does recognize the value of previous work and life experience. The program encourages students to integrate the knowledge gained in the classroom with their work and life experience.

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