Fort Worth Campus

Master of Social Work

Over the course of the program, you will learn to practice social work effectively and ethically, with an emphasis put on evidence-informed practice, a strengths-based approach, diversity, social justice, empowerment, and a critical thinking perspective.
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Program Overview

The UT Arlington School of Social Work offers a Master of Social Work Degree with a Concentration in Direct Practice in Mental Health and Substance Misuse. This cohort program is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and is offered through our UT Arlington Fort Worth location.

Admission to the Fort Worth Cohort to start matriculation in the fall semester is limited to students that do not have a degree in social work or do not qualify for advanced standing.

Students with a degree in social work that do qualify for advanced standing can apply to the Fort Worth Cohort program to start matriculation in the summer semesters (when advanced coursework begins).

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Daisy Valk-Lopez

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UTA Fort Worth

Program Highlights

  1. Foundation Coursework – 24 months (Fall Start and Traditional/Non-BSW students only).
  2. Advanced Coursework – 14 months (Summer Start only for BSW grads).
  3. Take face-to-face classes at UTA Forth Worth and 3 to 4 online classes.
  4. 5-week, 8-week, 11-week, and 16-week long classes on Wednesday & Thursday evenings.
  5. Fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Students receive Administrative Certificate.
  6. Part of the nationally-ranked UTA School of Social Work.
  7. Limited time commitment; just 2 class meetings per week!