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Program Overview



Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) 

In collaboration with The College of Social Work, The Ohio State University at Mansfield offers the Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) degree program. This program provides the opportunity to enroll and complete The Ohio State University's nationally recognized and fully accredited BSSW program with the convenience of a small-town setting close to home. It allows students to complete the program on either a fulltime or part-time basis. Students will be able to complete the entire four-year program on the OSU-Mansfield campus through face-to-face and e-learning courses. 

 

At Ohio State Mansfied, we enroll competitive students from diverse backgrounds and diverse practice interests. They receive the same quality educational experience as their Columbus campus counterparts. Classes are taught by College of Social Work faculty and community instructors using the same syllabi and texts used at the Columbus campus. OSU-Mansfield students also benefit from a wide variety of field practicum experiences which may result in future employment opportunities.  In addition, we offer a vast array of support services such as: housing, food serivce, financial aid counseling, academic advising, library services, student activities, computer labs, disability services, bookstore, physical activities center, free parking and more.

 

The Social Work Program Office at the Mansfield Campus looks forward to hearing from you as you consider our program for your education at The Ohio State University at Mansfield and The College of Social Work. To learn more about the profession of social work, the BSSW degree and for application materials, please visit The College of Social Work.  Should you have questions about pre-social work, general education or transfer courses, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  For BSSW courses, program and application questions, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 
 

Master of Social Work (MSW)

In collaboration with the College of Social Work, The Ohio State University at Mansfield offers part-time MSW options in the Regular Program and the ASAP Program. The ASAP program is designed for those with a BSSW in Social Work who meet specific admission requirements. These programs provide the opportunity to enroll in The Ohio State University's nationally recognized and fully accredited MSW program with the convenience of a small town setting close to home. Both programs allow students to complete the program on a part-time basis. Students will be required to take a blend of face-to-face and e-learning courses and courses on the Columbus campus to complete the degree. Any course on the Mansfield campus will be held in the evening or weekend hours. Those courses which must be attended in Columbus will be offered at a variety of times including evenings and weekends.
 
The MSW program prepares graduates for advanced social work practice. The program consists of three principal parts: In the foundation curriculum students master the theoretical knowledge, professional values, and core competencies common to all social work practice. The advanced concentration is highly applied and focuses on acquiring expertise as a master's prepared social worker in one of several practice areas: Health and Aging, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Child and Youth Services and Community and Social Justice. The extensive field practicum experiences integrate theory and both foundation and advanced practice to provide highly mentored opportunities in which students further refine their skills as professional social workers.
 

At Ohio State Mansfield, we enroll competitive students from diverse backgrounds and diverse practice interests. Our students receive the same quality educational experience as their Columbus campus counterparts. Classes are taught by College of Social Work faculty and community instructors using the same syllabi and texts used at the Columbus campus.  OSU-Mansfield students also benefit from a wide variety of field practicum experiences which may result in future employment opportunities.  In addition, OSU-M offers a vast array of support services such as: financial aid counseling, academic advising, library services, student activities, computer labs, disability services, bookstore, physical activities center, free parking and more.
 

The Social Work Programs Office at the Mansfield Campus looks forward to hearing from you as you consider our programs for your education at The Ohio State University at Mansfield and The College of Social Work. To learn more anout the the profession of social work, the MSW degree and for application materials, please visit The College of Social Work. You may also want to read the Are You Really Ready for Graduate School? brochure for more graduate information.   


Master of Social Work at Lorain Community College (MSW)

In collaboration with the College of Social Work, The Ohio State University at Mansfield is currently taking applications for an   campus in Elyria.  Dependent upon adequate enrollment numbers, an ASAP cohort will begin in Summer semester 2014 and a regular part-time cohort will begin in Autumn semester 2014. The ASAP program is designed for those with a BSSW in Social Work who meet specific admission requirements. These programs provide the opportunity to enroll in The Ohio State University's nationally recognized and fully accredited MSW program with the convenience of being close to home. Both programs allow students to complete the program on a part-time basis. Students will be required to take a blend of face-to-face and e-learning courses, distance-learning courses and courses on the Columbus campus to complete their degree. Any course on the LCCC campus will be held in the evening or weekend hours. Those courses which must be attended in Columbus will be offered at a variety of times including evenings and weekends.
 
The MSW program prepares graduates for advanced social work practice. The program consists of three principal parts: In the foundation curriculum students master the theoretical knowledge, professional values, and core competencies common to all social work practice. The advanced concentration is highly applied and focuses on acquiring expertise as a master's prepared social worker in one of several practice areas: Health and Aging, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Child and Youth Services and Community and Social Justice. The extensive field practicum experiences integrate theory and both foundation and advanced practice to provide highly mentored opportunities in which students further refine their skills as professional social workers.
 

At Ohio State Mansfield, we enroll competitive students from diverse backgrounds and diverse practice interests. LCCC students will be under the OSU-M umbrella and receive the same quality educational experience as their Columbus and Ohio State Mansfield counterparts. Classes are taught by College of Social Work faculty and community instructors using the same syllabi and texts used at the Columbus campus. In addition, the LCCC students will have access to a full array of services at OSU-M such as: financial aid counseling, academic advising, library services, disability services, bookstore and more.

 

The Social Work Programs Office at the Mansfield Campus looks forward to hearing from you as you consider our programs for your education at The Ohio State University and The College of Social Work. To learn more about the the profession of social work, the MSW degree and for application materials, please visit The College of Social Work.  When completing the application materials, please complete as a part-time student for Ohio State Mansfield with ASAP beginning in SU14 and others in AU14. You may also want to read the Are You Really Ready for Graduate School? brochure for more graduate information.  

 

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