Campbellsville University

Master of Social Work, Foundation


1 University Drive

Campbellsville, KY 42718

United States


(800) 264-6014

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work, Foundation

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Master of Social Work degree from Campbellsville University prepares you for career advancement so that you can move out of entry-level positions in the field. With a curriculum rooted in ethical and Christian ideals, the program helps you develop an advanced understanding of the practical and theoretical knowledge necessary for becoming a leader in social work.

With our CSWE-accredited online MSW, you can pursue a career in a wide range of areas, including therapy and counseling, community mental health, child protection, the criminal justice system, public advocacy and home health. You could also enter a career in the VA or while on active duty in the military as an addiction or substance abuse counselor.

Through the foundation track curriculum of the program, you will examine the basic skills required for performing general social work practice with individuals, families, communities and groups. The curriculum additionally addresses societal changes, influences and trends, as well as multicultural issues and religion.

The advanced standing track curriculum option equips you with the skills necessary to identify, assess and address current global social issues. You will also learn the theories, methods and techniques related to intervention with children and families. The curriculum covers other topics, such as psychopathology, change theory, community development and grant writing.

With the clinical track curriculum, you will focus on psychopathology, addictions, clinical diagnosis and psychopharmacology. You will also learn about clinical administration and the relevant ethics.

You can apply to complete just the advanced standing or clinical tracks if you have already completed the foundation track of the curriculum or have earned a BSW from a CSWE-accredited undergraduate social work program within the past seven years. Each track takes only one year to complete and consists of 30 credit hours. If you do not already have a BSW, you will need to complete the full 60 credit hours of the program.

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Our online Master of Social Work program is also accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). In addition, the fully online program gives you the opportunity to study whenever best fits your schedule. The degree’s faculty members also have real-life experience that they incorporate into the curriculum.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Campbellsville University’s FAFSA code: 001959

Locale: Remote Town

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