The MSW gives professionals great flexibility in providing services to vulnerable and underserved populations. Among areas of service are: School Social Work, Aging and Elderly, Child Welfare Mental Health, Marriage and Family Therapy, Criminal Justice, Health and Hospital Services, Substance Abuse and Prevention, Court Advocate, Services to Homeless and Displaced.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Sociologists||$50,350 - $171,080|
|Urban and Regional Planners||$39,160 - $118,800|
|Social Science Research Assistants||$31,680 - $91,930|
|Rehabilitation Counselors||$43,950 - $93,820|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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To gain skills and competence, you will complete 64 credit hours of study with highly experienced professors who represent thousands of practice hours, interactive classroom leadership, and online teaching.
Under the guidance of our Field Education Department, you will complete 1200 hours of internships over your course of study in local agencies. This will enable you to demonstrate your effectiveness to serve individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations by modeling practice behaviors that synthesize classroom learning within your unique internship setting.
The MSW program is offered as both full-time (2 years) and part-time (3 years) options. When granted candidacy status, reciprocity between New Jersey and New York allows Ramapo MSW students to take the NJ exam for the LSW. This credential allows graduates to move into professional employment that can lead to the clinical exam.