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Program at a Glance

Program
Graduate Certificate
College(s)
College of Health Professions and Sciences
Department(s)
Social Work, Schl of
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Students pursuing a Master of Social Work degree may choose a specialization in military social work.

The Graduate Certificate in Military Social Work will prepare students to provide behavioral health services, including mental health counseling aimed at building psychological resilience; treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, suicide risk assessment and prevention techniques; and family therapy for strengthening military, veterans and their families during and after deployment.

The Military Social Work certificate is open to current UCF MSW Traditional and Advanced Standing students and a limited number of Counselor Education students only. Educational standards for all social work programs are established by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the national accreditation body for professional social work education. Curriculum direction and content is regulated by the CSWE through its accreditation standards. The MSW program at UCF is fully accredited through CSWE.

The following courses are required for the certificate but may also be used as electives in the MSW program.

Total Credit Hours Required: 9 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Child Protective Services Social Worker
  • Child Welfare Social Worker
  • Child Welfare Worker
  • Family Service Caseworker
  • Family Therapist
  • Foster Care Worker
  • HIV Counselor
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • Marriage Counselor
  • Marriage Therapist
  • Neonatal Social Worker
  • Pediatric Social Worker
  • Probation Officer
  • Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Psychotherapist Social Worker
  • Public Health Social Worker
  • Relationship Counselor
  • School Social Worker
  • Youth
  • and Family Social Worker
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