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Master of Social Work Program (MSW)

The mission of the Master of Social Work program is to prepare competent, compassionate and research informed social work professionals who advocate for social and economic justice and human well-being, while honoring diversity and within the context of the social environment. An emphasis on caring human relationships and freedom from all forms of oppression while supporting strengths, empowerment, and enhancing quality of life will be the focus of practice.

As advanced generalist practitioners, students will become effective leaders through planning and problem solving, multi-system and interdisciplinary collaboration, and excellence in service to individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations all from a global perspective.

In line with the greater mission of Ramapo College, the CSWE Accredited MSW program will emphasize individual attention to students and promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement and community involvement through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding.

Ramapo’s small community is nestled in the greater New York City area providing an intimate experience where students, faculty and community agencies collaborate to serve those in need while drawing on the surrounding innovative and progressive culture.

DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Social Work program. At Ramapo College, the faculty and professionals associated with the MSW program are dedicated to your success. From inquiry to graduation, we provide you with 1-on-1 attention, academic and career guidance and advisement, and experiences that will enable you to be a better prepared leader in your field. Please contact me with any questions.

Kathleen Ray, Ph.D., LCSW  | kray1@ramapo.edu | (201) 684-7814

Program Details By Track

ADVANCED STANDING
Credits: 32
Field Hours: 21 per week / 600 total
Format: Hybrid
Estimated Cost (Per Credit / Total): $819.06 / $26,210
Duration: 1 Year
Start Term: Fall Only

FULL-TIME
Credits: 64
Field Hours: 21 per week / 1,200 total
Format: Hybrid
Estimated Cost (Per Credit / Total): $819.06 / $52,420
Duration: 2 Years
Start Term: Fall Only

PART-TIME
Credits: 64
Field Hours: 21 per week / 1,200 total
Format: Hybrid
Estimated Cost (Per Credit / Total): $819.06 / $52,420
Duration: 3 Years
Start Term: Fall Only

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ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION

Kaetlynn Ayala
Social Work Program Coordinator
E-mail: kayala2@ramapo.edu
Phone: (201) 684- 7017
Office: G-213

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