Master of Social Work online curriculum
The goals of the Master of Social Work build upon the profession’s core competencies as articulated by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). These abilities are integral to the program’s approach to advanced generalist social work practice and are promoted through a holistic, complex, and dynamic view of social work practice as evidenced by our curriculum.
When you enroll in the online program at the University of Nevada, Reno, you can gain competencies that allow you to:
- Demonstrate leadership and a vision for change
- Engage with others in ways that motivate and empower
- Analyze data and use research to inform practice decisions
- Navigate diverse, ambiguous and changing practice contexts
- Promote the well-being of individuals, families, groups and society
- Promote social and economic justice
The University of Nevada, Reno’s vision is to educate and graduate the best-prepared, confident leaders for the state, national and global community; to be a nexus for research and creativity that focuses on vital issues of our time, and to serve as a catalyst for the betterment of our society.
To educate, train and nurture competent, committed, compassionate and diverse social work leaders who advance the social justice mission of social work through their leadership in research, public policy, academics and clinical practice at local, national and global levels.
Students completing the foundation curriculum are not yet autonomous social work practitioners. However, they do have the skills, knowledge base and perspective to pursue further studies in the concentration curriculum.
Foundation Courses for Traditional Students
Concentration Courses for All Students