Schedules

The Master of Social Work Program at Kutztown University offers schedules that allows students to pursue a traditional MSW as well as an advanced standing MSW* in a hybrid model of traditional classroom courses and online delivery.

WEEKDAY SCHEDULE

Most classes are offered on weekdays from 7-9:50 a.m.  (An Executive Schedule, with classes offered on Tuesday evenings and Saturdays, is also available.)

  • Foundation Level

    7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday
    FALL SWK400 SWK450 SWK460 SWK481-482*
    SPRING SWK455 SWK465 SWK480 SWK483-484*

    *Seminar and Practicum are taken concurrently. The 225 hours of fieldwork each semester is compiled as individually arraigned throughout the week.

  • Advanced Level

    7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday
    FALL SWK500 SWK555 SWK560 SWK581-582*
    SPRING Elective** Elective** SWK595*** SWK583-584*

     *Seminar and Practicum are taken concurrently. The 2225 hours of fieldwork each semester is compiled as individually arraigned throughout the week.

    **Six, one-credit elective courses are taken during the advanced level.  Elective courses are scheduled for 15 contact hours per course, flexible days and times to be announced.  Additional elective options are offered throughout the week.

    *** This course is a Capstone Course and offered online.

Executive Schedule

Classroom courses will take place on Tuesday evenings and on Saturdays throughout the semester. Online hybrid** courses will utilize a web based program for ongoing communication and course work submission.

*Advanced standing status may be granted only to students who possess a Bachelor of Social Work from a Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program.

Online hybrids are mostly online with occasional in person meetings.

  • Foundation Level

    Fall

    Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Foundation Internship I 

    (SWK 481-2*)

    8 - 11 a.m.

    Research Methods (SWK 460)

    12 - 3 p.m.

    Practice with Individuals (SWK 450)

    Online
    Delivery

    Human Behavior (SWK 400)

    Spring

    Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Foundation Internship II

    (SWK 483-4*)

    8 - 11 a.m.

    Social Work with Groups and Families (SWK 465)

    12 - 3 p.m.

    Practice, Organizations, & Communities (SWK 480)

    Online
    Delivery

    Social Welfare Policies (SWK 455)

    *Seminar and practicum are taken concurrently. The 225 hours of fieldwork each semester is completed as individually arraigned throughout the week. 

  • Advanced Level

    Fall

    Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Saturday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Advanced Internship I

    (SWK 581-2*)

    8 - 11 a.m.

    Families in Social Environment (SWK 500)

    12 - 3 p.m.

    Applied Research (SWK 560)

    Online
    Delivery

    Policy & Program Services (SWK 555)

    Spring

    Tuesday 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Saturday

    Advanced Internship II

    (SWK 583-4*)

    Online
    Delivery

    Capstone Experience (SWK 595)

    Various
    Times**

    Electives

    *Seminar and practicum are taken concurrently. The 225 hours of fieldwork each semester is completed as individually arraigned throughout the week. 

    **6 one-credit elective courses are taken during the advanced level of study. Elective courses are mostly online with occasional in person meetings. 

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