Social Work degree distance education
Offered in the Triangle and in Winston-Salem for students who wish to complete the MSW over the course of three years.
First year of study:
- Students take two classes on Fridays each semester from 9am-5pm. (This is the only requirement in the first year for students working in human services.)
- Students not employed in human services must be involved in a volunteer experience to provide opportunities to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the Generalist Curriculum.
Second year of study:
- Students take two classes on Fridays each semester from 9am-5pm.
- Complete the Generalist field education requirements which are: 16 hours of field education per week, along with a field education seminar every other Friday.
Field work is concurrently undertaken with course work.
Third year of study:
Students in the Triangle and Winston-Salem distance education programs must attend classes in Chapel Hill on Mondays and/or Tuesdays as full-time students once they complete the 32 hours of distance education study. In their 3rd year, students will complete their Advanced Curriculum requirements with Advanced Standing and 2nd year full-time students.