Social Work (MSW)

Master of Social Work

Grand Valley State University

Designed for human services professionals in northwest Michigan, this cohort program prepares students for advanced level professional practice and leadership roles in the development and implementation of social welfare policies, programs and services. It is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Bachelor degree options for this program

Grand Valley State University (Suite 102)

Dr. Mary Banghart Therrien
MSW Program Coordinator
Phone: (231) 995-3030

Sue Wierzbicki, Office Manager
Jacquelyn Abeyta, Office Coordinator
Phone: (231) 995-1785 or (888) 922-1785
Fax: (231) 995-1786
GVSU Website Information


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Bachelor’s Programs:

  • Liberal Studies

Master’s Programs:

  • Education
    – Instruction & Curriculum (Early Childhood Education (ZS))
    – Special Education (CI)
  • Occupational Therapy (hybrid)
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Social Work

Certificate & Minor:

  • Nonprofit Leadership (graduate)


  • Early Childhood (ZS)
  • Educational Planned Program
  • Special Education, Cognitively Impairment (CI)