Program Options

To view the curriculum for each Plan of Study, please click here.

 

MSW program Options

1-Year Advanced Standing 

  • Only applicants with a bachelor’s degree in social work (BSW) can be considered for Advanced Standing
  • Located at the main UNC Charlotte campus
  • Classes primarily meet face to face during the daytime; occasional hybrid or online courses
  • This plan of study only begins each summer (May)
  • 1 year of study completed over 3 semesters (summer, fall, spring)
  • In addition to classes, 16 hour per week internship is completed during the fall and spring semesters

2-Year 

  • Located at the main UNC Charlotte campus
  • Classes primarily face to face and meet during the daytime; occasional hybrid or online courses
  • This plan of study only begins each fall (August)
  • 2 years of study (fall/spring semesters)
  • In addition to classes, a 16 hour per week internship is completed during the fall and spring semesters of year 1 and 2

3-Year Online

  • This plan of study only begins each summer (May)
  • Online classes are scheduled as synchronous with "live" sessions or as asynchronous "without live" sessions
  • Synchronous class sessions are scheduled for weeknights (Wednesday or Thursday) and Saturdays
  • On campus and virtual engagement experiences will extend classroom learning and provide professional development opportunities. Students will also be able to network with other 3-year program cohorts.  Dates and meeting platforms will be announced at the beginning of each semester.
  • 3 years of study (summer/fall/spring semesters for 3 years - 9 total semesters)
  • In addition to classes, a 16 hour per week internship is completed during the fall and spring semesters of years 2 and 3