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Earn a master's degree in social work from
Missouri State University

  • You may:
    • Work in private practice, healthcare, administration and schools.
    • Develop specialized skills.
    • Experience greater job fulfillment.
    • Enjoy higher wages and a wider range of job opportunities.
    • Significantly impact lives while working in a hospital setting.
    • Elect to pursue your LMSW and/or LCSW licensure following graduation, which may allow you to work in clinical settings.
    • Impact social justice issues with advocacy and empowerment skills.
    • Develop knowledge and skills to impact well-being of individuals and their community.
    • Advance human and community well being with a foundation in social work core ethical values.
    • Become a practitioner skilled in multiproblem solving, self-reflective leadership and ethical advocacy.
    • Demonstrate your commitment to community improvement and a respect for diversity.
    • Finish your degree in 2 years attending part-time as a student eligible for advanced standing.

MSU Joplin cohorts are forming now!
Advanced standing students start Summer 2017.
Other students start Fall 2017.

Application deadline for both cohorts is the last working day of January.

Contact Larry Nichols, Outreach Coordinator at 417-629-3941 or
Jannette Eldred, MSW Program Coordinator at 417-629-3944 to get started!
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