Feb 25, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Social Work

Dean: Kristie Wilder

MSW Program Director: Lorri Merchant

Director of Field Education: Stephanie Guster

Graduate Enrollment Counselor: Tricia Foster

Faculty: Evie Nogales Baker, Stephanie Guster, Annette Heck, Lorri Merchant, Nina Nelson, D. Laura Racovita, Cornel Rusu, Kristie Wilder

Mission Statement

The mission of Southern Adventist University’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program is to prepare advanced generalist practitioners within a Christian learning environment for service and excellence in evidence-based social work practice.

Degree Offered

The School of Social Work offers a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.  The following emphases are offered each year, based on adequate levels of student interest:

  • Child and Family Advocacy and Treatment
  • Mental Health and Practice in Social Work
  • Trauma and Emergency Management