The MasterTrack program began in September 2020 with 90 students in the first cohort. There is currently no limit to the number of students who can join a MasterTrack cohort.
You can expect to spend between 3 and 4 hours per week on a MasterTrack course.
The certificate program allows learners to explore the content covered in foundation courses covered at the University of Michigan School of Social Work. It could provide for advancement within a current position or it could be used to add to a resume in hopes of obtaining a social work/social service position. The certificate can also allow qualified applicants to complete the MSW degree in less time. This will result in a cost savings for the MSW degree.
The last day to enroll in cohort one for the MasterTrack program is October 12, 2020.
The first cohort begins in September, and the second cohort begins in March 2021.
Yes, they are graded and students must receive at least a 70% in the course to pass. Classes cannot be taken pass/fail.
No, the MasterTrack Certificate program courses are not reflected on your transcript as they are not credit bearing and occur prior to starting the MSW degree program.
No, the certificate program itself does not require a field placement (practicum). Students will be required to engage in a field placement once enrolled in the MSW degree program and the Office of Field Education will assist in setting up a placement.
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106