The Master of Social Work is available in regular (54-credit) and advanced standing (31-credit) programs. The concentration offered is Social Work with Hispanic Children and Families. As the first school of social work in the state of Texas and the winner of the Council on Social Work Education Presidential Award for Excellence in Social Work Education, the Worden School of Social Service is eminently qualified to prepare you for advanced social work practice. 

Through our main goal and learning outcomes, we emphasize training that prepares social work profressionals to effectively serve Hispanic children and families as well as others of diverse social and economic backgrounds.

Options are available for full and part-time study. In addition, an online option is available. 

Available MSW Programs:

Master of Social Work: Regular Standing Program

Master of Social Work: Advanced Standing Program

Online Master of Social Work Program

MSW Handbook

Field Education

Field education is an integral part of the graduate social work program at OLLU. The Worden School has established partnerships with an extensive network of public and private social service agencies to provide students with a wide range of opportunities for internships. Student internships with Spanish-speaking populations and opportunities for paid field education are available.

View the MSW Field Education Manual.

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