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Social Work

Overview

Official Name of Program

Social Work

Plan Code

SW-MSW

Department(s) Sponsoring Program

Career

Graduate

Degree Designation

MSW - Master of Social Work

HEGIS Code

2104.00

NYSED Program Code

29654 - SW-MSW

CIP Code

44.0701

The Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Program at Lehman College prepares social workers to assume positions of leadership in urban public and voluntary sector social service agencies and organizations. All students in the program complete an Advanced Generalist curriculum and gain the knowledge, values and skills of the competencies of the social work profession required for Advanced Generalist Practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations, as well as for supervision, administration, research, and policy practice. The M.S.W. program is registered with the New York State Education Department and is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Students who earn their M.S.W. degree will also have completed all educational requirements and will be eligible to take the New York State licensing exam for the LMSW Students who complete the two-year curriculum and earn their M.S.W. degree will have met the educational requirements for the New York State licensing exam for the Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). Please note that the New York State Education Department has established additional requirements to be eligible to take the LCSW exam; these requirements must be met after graduation. 

Three tracks are offered:

Requirements