West Chester University is a regional leader in graduate social work education, offering exceptional quality at one of the lowest tuition rates in the area.
Our mission is to prepare multiculturally responsive social workers to employ innovative methods of practice that promote the well-being of individuals, families and communities. We equip students to practice from a social justice perspective grounded in the realization of human rights.
WCU's MSW Program Specialization is Advanced Practice with Individuals, Families, and Communities, an approach to social work that addresses well-being from a trauma-informed, recovery perspective grounded in human rights. Focusing on human rights as the key to social justice and sustainable wellness, practitioners regularly engage advocacy, policy and research. Our unique, simulation-based curriculum provides students opportunities to demonstrate competency in utilizing this approach as they prepare to respond to complex and contemporary issues in a range of interprofessional settings.
The MSW program is offered at both our West Chester and Philadelphia campuses.