School of Social Work

The Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program has an emphasis in advanced generalist practice and is designed for people who are interested in entering the social work profession at an advanced professional level.

MSW Program Mission

The mission of the Master of Social Work program at Wichita State University is to prepare graduates for autonomous advanced generalist practice. This mission is accomplished through the preparation of advanced social workers capable of practice in complex, diverse and ever-changing environments. Emphasis is placed on developing evidence-based knowledge and skills for ethical, culturally competent, socially just and empowering interventions on all practice levels.

Accreditation Status

The MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).


Graduates of the MSW program are eligible for licensure. Contact the School of Social Work or the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board for further information.

Programs in the School of Social Work

Courses in the School of Social Work