Part-time MSW curriculum

Online option

Binghamton University now offers an exclusively online part-time MSW program. Learn more here.

Part-time students complete the MSW program in 3.5 years, taking 6 or 7 credits each semester, including summer sessions. 

Part-time Curriculum 

Generalist Year

Fall — Year 1

SW 504 Foundations of Scientific Inquiry with Social Systems

SW 510 Generalist Social Work Practice I 

Spring — Year 1

SW 503 Diversity and Oppression

SW 506 Psychopathology and Pharmacology

Summer — Year 1

SW 505 Human Behavior in the Social Environment

SW 511 Generalist Social Work Practice II

Fall — Year 2

SW 515 Social Welfare Policy and Programs

SW 591 Field Instruction I

Spring — Year 2

SW 512 Generalist Social Work Practice III, 3 credits

SW 592 Field Instruction II, 4 credits

Advanced Generalist Year

Summer — Year 2

SW 523 Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups

SW XXX Elective

Fall — Year 3

SW 521 Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals

SW 522 Advanced Social Work Practice with Organizations

Spring — Year 3

SW 525 Advanced Social Work Practice with Communities

SW XXX Elective

Summer — Year 3

SW 524 Advanced Social Work Practice with Families

SW 593 Field Instruction III

Fall — Year 4

SW 520 Evaluation of Social Work Practice

SW 594 Field Instruction IV