Jun 24, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 
Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Social Work

Dean: René Drumm

MSW Program Director: Samson Chama

MSW Field Directors: Evie Nogales Baker, Stanley Stevenson, Kristie Wilder

Graduate Enrollment Counselor: Tricia Foster

Faculty: Evie Nogales Baker, Samson Chama, Mioara Diaconu, René Drumm, Annette Heck, Lorri Merchant, Cornel Rusu, Stanley Stevenson, Kristie Wilder

The School of Social Work’s MSW program has been granted Candidacy status with the Council on Social Work Education and is advancing on schedule through the normal process towards full accreditation. 

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 degree with the following specializations, which are determined each year based on adequate student interest:

  • Child and Family Advocacy and Treatment
  • International Social Work
  • Marital Therapy and Stability
  • Older Adult Enrichment
  • Trauma and Emergency Response