Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW)
ACU’s Master of Science in Social Work program seeks to prepare graduates as effective and ethical professionals who incorporate best evidence in practice; promote social justice for vulnerable persons everywhere through service and leadership roles; and, advance social work knowledge through research and other scholarly activities.
Master of Science in Social Work (M.S.S.W.)
- ACU was one of the first graduate social work programs in the nation to emphasize an evidence-based practice curriculum.
- Very high level of academic rigor and one of the less than 5% of M.S.S.W. accredited programs that requires a master's thesis.
- Program available through ‘remote learning’ for advanced year placements and coursework. Classes scheduled conveniently for one day per week (advanced year) or two days per week (foundation year).
- Fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). One of the few CSWE accredited M.S.S.W. programs that integrates faith into the social work curriculum.
- Prepares graduates to be competent practitioners who are able to incorporate their faith and best evidence into practice.
- Collaborative opportunities between faculty and students take place through clinical research, presentations, and publication.