Enhance the lives of others as a Leader in Social Work.
Increase your depth of knowledge with a master’s degree in social work. Our MSW program at A&M-Commerce is designed to meet the educational needs of advanced level social workers like you. In addition, our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and is devised to provide you with the skills and knowledge of the advanced generalist model. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be eligible for licensure by the state of Texas as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW).
1 year (AGP) and 2-4 years (Foundation)
No foreign language credits required
33 hours (AGP) and 60 hours (Foundation)
No thesis required
Social Work (MSW):: Focus your passion
Focus Your Passion
The Department of Social Work offers two tracks toward earning your master’s degree. Students transferring to our program from another MSW program are required to sign a release-of-information form. This form will be used to communicate with your previous MSW program.
This track is for those with an undergraduate degree in any field other than Social Work. This is either a full time, two-year program offered over four regular semesters and one summer semester or a part-time program in which students can expect to earn their degree in about four years. Students beginning the program in a fall term can choose the full time program and students beginning in a spring and/or summer term must select the part-time program.
Total credit hours: 60
Advanced Generalist Practice Track
This track is designed for those with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) within the last six years and have a 3.0 GPA are eligible for expedited admission to the Advanced Standing Program. Students with a BSW older than 6 years, from a CSWE accredited program may apply to the Advanced Standing program, but may be required to take additional course work to update knowledge, skills and abilities as recommended by the Admissions Committee. Full-time students can expect to complete the program in one year.
Total credit hours: 36
Master of Science in Social Work :: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The frame of reference you develop through your field experience is a valuable tool that encourages you to put your knowledge, skills and values into practice. As a practitioner, you’ll have the opportunity to work in one of several affiliated agencies offering a multitude of services to individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. Prepare for career advancement and grow as a professional during your field experience.
All social work students are required to purchase a TK20 account prior to their first semester in field. If you have questions about your field practicum, contact either
Graduate Program Cost
Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.
- School of Social Work
- PO Box 3011, HEN 311
- Commerce, Texas 75429