Dec 05, 2019  
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
UofM 2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

School Social Work Graduate Certificate


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The Graduate Certificate in School Social Work may be used by current MSW students or MSW graduates to obtain licensure as a School Social Worker. Students seeking licensure in the State of Tennessee should contact the Department about specific state requirements including test scores. Students seeking licensure in other states should contact that state for specific requirements before selecting courses.

Admission Requirements


The certificate program in School Social Work can be pursued concurrently with the Master of Social Work program or after completion of the Master of Social Work. Concurrent or prior enrollment in an accredited Master of Social Work program is required. Students may fulfill admissions requirements in one of the following two ways.

  1. Admission into the Master of Social Work at the University of Memphis.
  2. Completion of the Master of Social Work at any university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Program Requirements


Completion of 12 semester hours distributed as follows:

Retention Requirements


Retention requirements are the same as those in the Master of Social Work Program.

Graduation Requirements


  1. Students must complete all four required courses with an average grade of B (3.0) or higher for a total of 12 credit hours.
  2. Students may earn no more than 3 credit hours of C+, C, or C- grades.

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