Diane Greenwood, MSW, LCSW
WCU Coordinator of Philadelphia Site
Phone: 610-436-2551
Email: DGreenwood@wcupa.edu


WCU at PASSHE Center City
Mellon Independence Center
701 Market Street, Concourse Level
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 267-386-3001
Email: Info@pmuccenter.org


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Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. As completed applications are received, they are reviewed, decisions made, and the applicants notified. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Prospective students are encouraged to apply now.

M.S.W. Social Work

The MSW program in Philadelphia is a part-time MSW program. Geared toward working professionals, classes meet one evening a week in state of the art classrooms at the Mellon Independence Center. Academic standards and requirements of MSW program in Philadelphia are consistent with the West Chester program. All required courses (54 credits) must be completed at the Philadelphia campus. However, students may take elective credits at either the Philadelphia or West Chester University campus.

Requirements: Official transcripts from all colleges attended, 3-5 page personal statement, two letters of recommendation. Specific information on MSW Program admissions requirements can be found on the Master of Social Work website.

Tuition (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,461 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $1,461 / 3-credit course

Tuition and Fees (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,668.60 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $2,425.50 / 3-credit course

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M.S. Criminal Justice

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice provides a high-quality, advanced education to part-time students (2-3 year program). The program is well-suited to working professionals and offers evening courses and selected online electives. Classes meet one evening a week in state of the art classrooms at the Mellon Independence Center, 701 Market Street. Academic standards and requirements of MS Criminal Justice program in Philadelphia are consistent with the West Chester program. Professors are seasoned professionals in their field of expertise and offer practical as well as academic excellence in the classroom. The program also serves as the basis for those planning to pursue doctoral degrees.

Requirements: An official transcript from all colleges attended and two letters of recommendation.

Tuition (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,326 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $1,989 / 3-credit course

Tuition and Fees (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,533.60 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $2,226.60 / 3-credit course

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M.Ed. Special Education: Post Baccalaureate Certification in Special Education

The Department of Special Education at West Chester University is continually growing its capacity to provide both post-baccalaureate certification and Master of Education programs by offering the same quality education across increasing venues. To that end, students have a choice in both programs between traditional (face-to-face) courses on the West Chester University campus, fully online courses, and blended (combination of traditional and online) courses at the new PASSHE Philadelphia Multi-University Center in Center City. Graduate program completers continue to be productive, energized, highly qualified practitioners held in high regard in their respective settings.

Requirements: An official transcript from all colleges attended and two letters of recommendation.

Tuition (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,326 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $1,989 / 3-credit course

Tuition and Fees (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,533.60 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $2,226.60 / 3-credit course

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Grad Certification in Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology

The certificate in Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technologies provides professionals, parents, and other community members instruction and training in assessment, pedagogy, and technology that support students that relay on UDL and AT for learning. The UDL/AT graduate certificate is based on the following assumptions:

  1. With UDL and/or AT support, students of all abilities can reach their potential
  2. Practitioners who use UDL and/or AT must understand concepts, how to assess, and implement best practices
  3. Multidisciplinary teams must collaborate to support student who utilize AT must collaborate
  4. Knowledge in UDL/AT requires course work, guided observation, and supervised practicum

Academic standards and requirements of the program are consistent with the West Chester program.

Requirements: An official transcript from all colleges attended, two letters of recommendation and a copy of initial teacher certification for the M.Ed. programs.

Tuition (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,326 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $1,989 / 3-credit course

Tuition and Fees (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,533.60 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $2,226.60 / 3-credit course

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Graduate Business Certificate Program

In almost every career field, successful professionals are expected to be familiar with fundamental business concepts covering such fields as accounting, economics, management, marketing, finance and law. If your previous educational experience lacks coverage of key business disciplines, then the West Chester University's Graduate Business Certification Program may be right for you. Our certificate offers the core business knowledge you need to obtain the job you want or move ahead in your chosen field.

Requirements: Enrollment in business certificate courses is open to students who have completed an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.

Students seeking the business certificate must officially apply prior to receiving the certificate. HOWEVER, STUDENTS MAY TAKE COURSES PRIOR TO OFFICALLY APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM.

Tuition (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,326 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $1,989 / 3-credit course

Tuition and Fees (Does not reflect 10% discount):

  • In-State Residents: $1,533.60 / 3-credit course
  • Out-of-State Residents: $2,226.60 / 3-credit course

Further Information

If you have questions about WCU or the application process, we're here to help.