DSW Program

Leadership and Education

Kutztown University is pleased to offer our DSW program focused on preparing leaders and educators for career advancement in agencies, government, and higher education. Social Work practitioners with a DSW will be prepared to take on the challenges the industry will face in practice and in preparing future experts in the field.

A hybrid program with a residency component at our Pennsylvania campus, the DSW program is designed with the working professional in mind.  Whether you live in Pennsylvania or anywhere beyond, learn with the best in your profession and prepare to continue to make a difference.

With expert faculty who bring global research and expertise to the classroom, the Kutztown University DSW program is the best choice to advance your social work career.

Program Construct:

  • Part-time, eight-session program - two courses per session for fall, spring, and summer terms
  • Cohort model
  • Online instruction and coursework
  • Face-to-face learning component (one weekend) per session

For information on the admissions process, contact the Graduate Admissions Office 610-683-4190 or graduate@kutztown.edu.

For specific program information, contact Dr. Juliana Svistova at svistova@kutztown.edu.  

Mindy McCormick
Quotation Mark

The KU Social Work Program has provided me with the knowledge, skills, and most importantly self exploration to be the best social worker possible.

Mindy McCormick, DSW 2021
Quotation Mark

Awesome faculty.

Rachel Bernini, DSW 2020
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