UCCS Master of Social Work

UCCS Master of Social Work

Improving Our Communities, Making a Difference, Fueling the Future

The UCCS Master of Social Work program prepares students to change lives and communities for the better through ethical and competent trauma-informed social work practice.  

Our Graduates

Graduates are prepared for careers as professional social workers able to help individuals, families, groups and communities enhance, restore and create conditions favorable to social functioning. They are trained to be clinicians, advocates and leaders who make a difference in the lives of clients and communities impacted by trauma.  

Our Curriculum Emphasis

Our curriculum emphasizes trauma-informed social work practice with options to further study social work in the realms of military, healthcare, child welfare, education and communities. 


MSW Information Sessions

Plan to attend a UCCS Social Work information session.  Register now to secure your seat.

Master of Social Work (MSW) Information Sessions

  • Monday, February 10, 2020 between 5:30pm and 7:30pm (UC 122)
  • Monday, March 2, 2020 between 5:30pm and 7:30pm (UC 122)


UCCS Social Work Focuses on Key skills:

  1. Serving clients using a trauma-informed approach with a focus on the individual within his or her environment.
  2. Understanding how to ethically and competently help clients and communities impacted by trauma and violence.
  3. Advocate for the needs of others, especially those who are not able to advocate for themselves.
  4. Promote social change and development, social cohesion and the empowerment and liberation of people.
  5. Inspire and motivate social action through strong social justice leadership

Resources for MSW Students