University of Hawai’i at Manoa Hybrid MSW Programs

University of Hawai’i at Manoa Hybrid MSW Programs: Overview

Department: Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work
Degree Types: Traditional and Advanced Standing
Concentrations: Children and Families
Location: Throughout Hawaii

Program Structure: Combination of different delivery methods including online, hybrid and on-site (at specific locations throughout Hawaii) with field practicums (note: students must visit the Oahu campus once a year)
Instruction Methods: Program follows a cohort model – students take courses through a variety of delivery methods including interactive television, online, hybrid, and face-to-face meetings at a local site. Classes are typically on weeknights, but may take place on Saturdays as well.

Disclaimer: Students are required to travel to Oahu once a year to visit the campus

Program Information – Traditional Students

Program Overview
Program Name: Masters of Social Work Degree Distance Education Option
Website: School of Social Work
Phone Number: (808) 956-9470

Program Requirements
Field Education Requirements: A total of 900 hours (four semesters)
Number of Credits Required: 57 credits needed to graduate

Program Length
Program Options: Part-Time Only
Program Length: Program takes 3 years to complete
Program Start Dates: Fall admission only (program admits students two out of every three years in cohorts)

Admission Requirements
GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0
GRE Information: Not Required
Tuition: Inquire with school

Program Information – Advanced Standing Students

Program Overview
Program Name: Masters of Social Work Degree Distance Education Option – Advanced Standing
Website: School of Social Work
Phone Number: (808) 956-9470

Program Requirements
Field Education Requirements: A total of 450 hours (two semesters)
Number of Credits Required: 30 credits needed to graduate

Program Length
Program Options: Full-Time and Part-Time Options
Program Length: Full-Time: 1 year (three semesters: Summer, Fall and Spring); Part-Time: 2 years (five semesters)
Program Start Dates: Summer admission only (program admits students two out of every three years in cohorts)

Admission Requirements
BSW Requirement: Students must have a BSW from a CSWE accredited school that was earned in the last seven years
GPA: Minimum GPA of 3.0
GRE Information: Not Required
Tuition: Inquire with school