Master of Social Work Graduates


The Master of Social Work (MSW) Program at California State University, Monterey Bay is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education offering both part-time and full-time program options in completing a total of 60 units. The course schedule accommodates working students with classes from 4 pm – 10 pm, and 960 hours of field education.

Our MSW program highlights include:

  • Highly qualified, multicultural, multilingual, diverse and prepared students
  • A curriculum that is responsive to the realities of social work practice, reflective of the strengths of our region’s communities and informed through reciprocal learning relationships with community partners
  • Outstanding, experienced, committed faculty, engaged in the classroom and community
  • Graduates with 100% job placement rates
  • Alumni who are transformative leaders in agencies and communities and who shape the culture of social work practice in the region
  • Special emphasis on serving the region’s many Latino communities

Our students train in dynamic human service organizations such as hospitals, non-profit agencies, prisons, county behavioral health, child welfare and social service departments, and schools.

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(831) 582-5316

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