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Program eligibility requirements
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to, and have work or volunteer experience serving communities of color and/or Native American communities. Applicants must complete all of the prerequisite coursework and have at least 60 semester credits of general education.
The following are the Social Work program prerequisites with a minimum of three credits in each of the following:
- Introduction to Social Work or Introduction to Human Services from a community college
- Political Science -U.S.A. Government and Politics
- Human Biology or Biology of Women
- Developmental Psychology
- Introduction to Sociology
- Racial/Ethnic Awareness (content is about people of color and/or Native Americans in the U.S.)
In order to pursue the Bachelor of Social Work, the student must first be admitted to Metropolitan State.
In addition, the student needs to submit an application form to the Social Work program by March 1 for the Fall semester, and October 15 for the Spring semester.
Interested in pursuing a career in public or tribal child welfare? Apply to the Social Work Program’s BSW Title IV-E Multicultural Child Welfare Program. This educational training grant program prepares culturally competent undergraduate social work students to play a key role in the lives of children and families at risk of involvement with child protection, foster care, and adoption services. Students are engaged in education and preparation to work in Title IV-E eligible public child welfare agencies. This includes county child welfare programs and tribal social services.
Stipends are provided each semester a student participates in the stipend program. The stipend amounts are equal to Social Work tuition each semester that a student is both in good standing, and enrolled in all required and approved social work courses. Students accepted into the program agree to seek and accept employment in public or tribal child welfare upon degree completion and must commit to working one month for each month they receive support from the program.
Contact Em Roerick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.793.1314 for more information.