About the Master of Social Work
Advance your practice and professional skills in the field of social work.
The master of social work at California University of Pennsylvania prepares you to work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations in today's American communities.
As a professional graduate degree program in a public university located in a rural, small-town area, the M.S.W. program at Cal U is dedicated to improving the quality of life of at-risk people within the surrounding Pennsylvania region and in our broader society.
Gain specialized skills to serve our region's communities.
The M.S.W. program offers the advanced generalist specialization with a rural focus:
- Train as a social work professional who is skilled to work at all levels of practice across many population groups.
- Complete social work research projects for all master's degree classes.
- Work alongside social work faculty on grant-funded projects such as a recent study of aging and older adults.
Cal U's M.S.W. graduate degree program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the only accrediting body for social work education programs at the bachelor's and master's degree levels.