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Section 2.13.06: Masters International Volunteer Program MicroMasters, MasterTrack MSW, UM-Dearborn Human Services & Social Work, or U-M Sociology & Social Work Curriculum Schedule

This schedule is designed for full-time students enrolled in the Masters International Volunteer Program (MI) who are in the MicroMasters, MasterTrack™ MSW, UM-Dearborn Human Services & Social Work, or U-M Sociology & Social Work. Students completing the MI program must select the Global Social Work Practice pathway as either their primary or secondary pathway. Students interested in pursuing clinical licensure after graduation are strongly encouraged to select either the Interpersonal Practice in Integrated Health, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse pathway, Welfare of Children & Families pathway, or Social Work Practice with Older Adults and Families from a Lifespan Perspective pathway as their primary pathway and the Global Social Work Practice pathway as their secondary pathway.

MI students incorporate 27 months of Peace Corps service into their MSW program over the course of four years. MSW applicants must apply to the U-M School of Social Work first and upon acceptance can apply to the Peace Corps. Masters International Volunteer Program students are not guaranteed acceptance into the Peace Corps.

Students enter in the fall term and take academic coursework for two semesters. Upon completion of the winter term, students depart for 27 months of Peace Corps service. Students remain on detached study while serving in the Peace Corps. Students return to campus to finish two semesters of coursework. The final semester may be part-time where students are only completing 2 days of field work. Students typically graduate at the conclusion of the winter term. In total, students are enrolled in the program for approximately 47 months, depending on the exact departure and close of service dates set by the Peace Corps.

In this schedule, field education is scheduled for two days a week each term while students are on campus (2 credit hours of SW 515 during the first fall term and 4 credit hours of SW 691 in each of the 3 subsequent terms). Course planning worksheets are located at
http://ssw.umich.edu/assets/course-planning-worksheets . Additional information on the Masters International Volunteer Program curriculum schedule is available at https://ssw.umich.edu/peacecorps/masters-international .

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