2024-2025 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Social Work (MSW)

The Master of Social Work degree is a two-year program offering advanced practice training in clinical, school, and community settings. Graduates of this program are well positioned for leadership roles in clinical, human services, outreach, and development settings. Learn more about course offerings for Master of Social Work students.

Students in the Master of Social Work Program can select an area of specialization in:

  • Micro Practice Specialization
  • Leadership, Mezzo, & Macro Practice Specialization (LMMP)

Students in the Micro Practice Specialization can choose a track from the following:

The Leadership, Mezzo, & Macro Practice (LMMP) area of specialization offers a track in:

Upon completing the program, students have completed the education requirements for both the LSW and the LCSW licenses. The LSCW requires post-graduate clinical supervision hours by a Licensed Clinician and a passing score on the licensure exam, or an extended period of post-graduate supervision.