Social Work
Master's Degree

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Applications are now being accepted to the University of Kansas Advanced Standing MSW program on the Pittsburg State University campus.

Pitt State social work alumni and those soon to graduate, as well as BSWs from other accredited programs, may be eligible for KU’s Advanced Standing Program. To serve Pittsburg and the surrounding areas, this program will be offered on the Pitt State campus every other Saturday with alternate Saturdays delivered in a distance learning format.

This program will have a clinical focus, preparing social workers for clinical social work practice. Master’s level social workers practice in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, mental health centers, hospitals, schools, hospice, addiction treatment, and Veterans Affairs.

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About History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences Department

Solving the Real-World Issues of Today and Tomorrow 

Pittsburg State University’s Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences consists of those specialties that have emerged as so desirable in the 21st century labor force. Students use the tools from GeographyHistoryPhilosophyPolitical ScienceCriminal JusticeSociology and Social Work programs and coursework to examine issues and to find sustainable solutions to complex problems affecting individuals, families, and society. 

The mission of the History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences department’s programs is to provide high quality instruction to students in ways that emphasize active learning, problem solving, and critical thinking through transformative experiences. Through our efforts, we aim to increase everyone’s awareness of how the ethnic, cultural, and other forms of diversity affect society. We invite you to visit the individual program areas to learn more about each field of study. 

Diversity and Inclusion: We are committed to collaboration, respect, understanding for all students, staff, and faculty. The programs of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences department at Pittsburg State University embraces a commitment to diversity as a community of individuals and programs which seek to reduce prejudice, disparities, discrimination and build a supportive environment for all.   

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