Millersville and Shippensburg universities are jointly offering a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree program to prepare students to work in a variety of human service programs and agencies in an advanced clinical and/or administrative capacity. The flexibility of the social work degree provides graduates with many options as they pursue their careers in helping fields. All required courses are offered in the evening only. Elective courses will primarily be offered in the evening and occasionally on Saturdays. Some elective courses meet at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg.
A dual-degree option is available for students in the MSW program who wish to also obtain a Master of Science in emergency management. A dual-degree option is available for students in the MSW program who wish to also obtain a Master of Social Work and Master of Science in Emergency Management. Students seeking a dual degree in MSW/MSEM will need to complete the full curriculum in the MSW program (which is 36 or 60 credits). Students will learn emerging trends in emergency prevention, response, and recovery; gain knowledge and skills related to emergency-management response, and develop ways to address secondary trauma individuals may experience after emergencies For more information see MU School of Social Work website.