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Summer MSW Program

Our summer MSW program is designed so you can study in NYC during the summer and complete your fieldwork in your community during the academic year.

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Credits

60
Credits
Earn your MSW in the summer without moving to NYC
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Costs

$1,050
Per credit
Scholarships and financial aid are available
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Class Size

10-12
Students
Get personalized attention in small class settings
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Location

NYC
Campus/Online
Choose between our on-campus and hybrid program
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The Wurzweiler School of Social Work's curriculum prepares you for a meaningful career through hands-on experience and coursework. Gain personalized attention from a faculty advisor, opportunities for client work and an education rooted in ethics and a profound respect for individual beliefs and social philosophy. Face-to-face, virtual classroom and hybrid, our summer programs allow you to have the best of both worlds. 

 

Summer Sessions Breakdown

Summer Block 1 (June 2 - July 22) : Ideal for professionals looking to spend the summers in NYC and their fall/spring semesters in their hometown. This is a seven-semester program that includes three summers as 8-week long sessions in-person with two fall and two spring semesters completing fieldwork within your place of residence anywhere in the world. As part of your MSW, a comprehensive background in social work, social welfare organization, cultural diversity and human behavior. 

Summer Block II (July 6 - August 12): Ideal for professionals looking for a hybrid style of learning, particularly those who are educators and school administrators. This is a seven-semester program that includes three summers broken down into 4-week long sessions in-person and an additional 2 weeks as asynchronous online. The additional two fall and two spring semesters will include fieldwork within your place of residence anywhere in the world. As part of your MSW, learn about coping mechanisms, behavioral disruption, emotional availability to learning and more. 

Bein Hazmanim Cohort Summer (July 19): The Bein Hazmanim cohort is a unique option for students in the rabbinical field who want to earn a social work degree. Strengthen your counseling skills in a program designed around the unique demands of your rabbinic schedule. Use your passion and strengthen your counseling skills to make an impact within and beyond your community and to the wider population.

*Due to COVID-19, 2020 summer semester classes will be offered through a virtual classroom.

Full Program Breakdown

The Wurzweiler School of Social Work's curriculum prepares you for a meaningful career through hands-on experience and coursework. Gain personalized attention from a faculty advisor, opportunities for client work and an education rooted in ethics and a profound respect for individual beliefs and social philosophy. Face-to-face, virtual classroom and hybrid, our summer programs allow you to have the best of both worlds. 

 

Summer Sessions Breakdown

Summer Block 1 (June 2 - July 22) : Ideal for professionals looking to spend the summers in NYC and their fall/spring semesters in their hometown. This is a seven-semester program that includes three summers as 8-week long sessions in-person with two fall and two spring semesters completing fieldwork within your place of residence anywhere in the world. As part of your MSW, a comprehensive background in social work, social welfare organization, cultural diversity and human behavior. 

Summer Block II (July 6 - August 12): Ideal for professionals looking for a hybrid style of learning, particularly those who are educators and school administrators. This is a seven-semester program that includes three summers broken down into 4-week long sessions in-person and an additional 2 weeks as asynchronous online. The additional two fall and two spring semesters will include fieldwork within your place of residence anywhere in the world. As part of your MSW, learn about coping mechanisms, behavioral disruption, emotional availability to learning and more. 

Bein Hazmanim Cohort Summer (July 19): The Bein Hazmanim cohort is a unique option for students in the rabbinical field who want to earn a social work degree. Strengthen your counseling skills in a program designed around the unique demands of your rabbinic schedule. Use your passion and strengthen your counseling skills to make an impact within and beyond your community and to the wider population.

*Due to COVID-19, 2020 summer semester classes will be offered through a virtual classroom.

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The Wurzweiler School of Social Work's curriculum prepares you for a meaningful career through hands-on experience and coursework. Gain personalized attention from a faculty advisor, opportunities for client work and an education rooted in ethics and a profound respect for individual beliefs and social philosophy. Face-to-face, virtual classroom and hybrid, our summer programs allow you to have the best of both worlds. 

 

Summer Block 1 (June 2 - July 22) : Ideal for professionals looking to spend the summers in NYC and their fall/spring semesters in their hometown. This is a seven-semester program that includes three summers as 8-week long sessions in-person with two fall and two spring semesters completing fieldwork within your place of residence anywhere in the world. As part of your MSW, a comprehensive background in social work, social welfare organization, cultural diversity and human behavior. 

Summer Block II (July 6 - August 12): Ideal for professionals looking for a hybrid style of learning, particularly those who are educators and school administrators. This is a seven-semester program that includes three summers broken down into 4-week long sessions in-person and an additional 2 weeks as asynchronous online. The additional two fall and two spring semesters will include fieldwork within your place of residence anywhere in the world. As part of your MSW, learn about coping mechanisms, behavioral disruption, emotional availability to learning and more. 

Bein Hazmanim Cohort Summer (July 19): The Bein Hazmanim cohort is a unique option for students in the rabbinical field who want to earn a social work degree. Strengthen your counseling skills in a program designed around the unique demands of your rabbinic schedule. Use your passion and strengthen your counseling skills to make an impact within and beyond your community and to the wider population.

*Due to COVID-19, 2020 summer semester classes will be offered through a virtual classroom.

Turn Your Passion Into a Career

Our alumni are clinicians, agency directors and managers, researchers, social work professors, administrators, deans and legislators. They are employed in every sector of social services — from neighborhood agencies to the federal government — and are committed to improving the lives of vulnerable populations throughout the world.

At a Glance

Summer Block I: June 2 – July 22
Eight weeks in NYC — all classes in person
Field work in your home town during the fall/spring
*Due to COVID-19, first summer semester classes will be offered through a virtual classroom.

Summer Block II: July 6 – August 12
Four weeks in NYC — hybrid classes — in-person and online with with continued online work through August 12
Field work in your home town during the fall/spring in conjunction with additional online coursework.
*Due to COVID-19, first summer semester classes will be offered through a virtual classroom.

Bein Hazmanim Cohort Summer: July 19
Contact Esti Coates for more information at esti.coates@yu.edu

Join us virtually at one of our upcoming information sessions.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Complete the YU Application or SocialWorkCAS
  • Write a personal statement on the life experiences that led you to choose the social work profession (500 words)
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from an academic or professional reference. Advanced Standing Applicants: Should be from program director or academic advisor from your BSW/BA Social Work program
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts for all course credits throughout your education. Advanced Standing Applicants: Your bachelor's degree (conferred or pending) must be a bachelor's in social work from a CSWE accredited school
  • International applicants: submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES member-approved organization and TOEFL (90 or above) or IELTS (7.0 or above) test scores.

 

Summer Block I Academic Calendar
Summer Block II Academic Calendar

Program Plans: Road Maps

Contact:
Sofia Ludwig
Graduate Advisor
Yeshiva University
205 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor New York, NY 10016
646-592-4711
sofia.ludwig@yu.ed

Program Plans: Road Maps

Prospective Students

Join us virtually at one of our upcoming information sessions.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Complete the YU Application or SocialWorkCAS
  • Write a personal statement on the life experiences that led you to choose the social work profession (500 words)
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from an academic or professional reference. Advanced Standing Applicants: Should be from program director or academic advisor from your BSW/BA Social Work program
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts for all course credits throughout your education. Advanced Standing Applicants: Your bachelor's degree (conferred or pending) must be a bachelor's in social work from a CSWE accredited school
  • International applicants: submit a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES member-approved organization and TOEFL (90 or above) or IELTS (7.0 or above) test scores.

 

Summer Block I Academic Calendar
Summer Block II Academic Calendar

Program Plans: Road Maps

Contact:
Sofia Ludwig
Graduate Advisor
Yeshiva University
205 Lexington Avenue, 6th Floor New York, NY 10016
646-592-4711
sofia.ludwig@yu.ed

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