Social Work (MSW) - Advanced Generalist

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:

Liberal Studies

Grand Valley State University
(Suite 102)

Chalice Kopacki
MSW Program Coordinator
Phone: (231) 995-1857

Shannon Owen, Director
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:

  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Liberal Studies

Master’s Programs:

  • Education
    – Instruction & Curriculum-Early Childhood Ed. (ZS)
    – Special Education (CI)
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Public Health (tentative Fall 2016)
  • Social Work: Advanced Generalist


  • Nonprofit Leadership (graduate)
  • School Social Work (post-graduate)


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