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Susan Thompson, SOWK Student Services & Admissions Coordinator
129 Senior Hall / Mail Stop: SNR 102
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.6485
fax: 509.359.6475

MSW - Full-Time Program, Cheney/Spokane

Eastern Washington University's Cheney/Spokane Program offers a full-time MSW degree that can be completed in two years (six quarters, excluding summers). We do not offer the core curriculum in the evening or online.  First year classes are held on campus in Cheney and second year classes (including Advanced Standing) are held at Riverpoint in Spokane. Core curriculum classes are held in four hour blocks and electives are held at Riverpoint or online.

Practicum is five quarters and starts in the winter of the first year. In addition to attending classes and seminars, student complete 16-20 hours per week. Our practicum placement process is very structured and students do not seek their own placement. We work closely with the student and agency to assure learning goals are met.

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Course Catalog - Graduate & Undergraduate

Mission Statement - Mission Link

Admissions - Admission Link

MSW Course of Study - Course of study

MSW - Advanced Standing Course of Study - Advanced Standing

NASW Code of Ethics - Code of Ethics

MSW Handbook - 2018-2019  - MSW Handbook 


MSW Information Sessions

If you are interested in pursuing your Master's in Social Work - MSW at Eastern Washington University - EWU, please join us for one of the upcoming information sessions:

  • Oct 22 -  Wenatchee - Catholic Family and Child Services; 12:00 - 1:00 PM - 139 S. Worthen Street
  • Oct 30  - Cheney - Cheney Campus; 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Senior Hall Room #227 
  • Nov 7  -  Spokane - Riverpoint Campus; 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Eastern Washington Ctr #115 
  • Nov 9 -   Wenatchee - Lewis and Clark State College;  11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Sacajawea Hall #144
  • Nov 9  -   Kennewick - Lutheran Community Services; 3:30 - 4:30 PM - 3321 W. Kennewick Ave, Suite #150   
  • Dec 5  -   Spokane - Riverpoint Campus; 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Eastern Washington Ctr #115 
  • Jan 8  -   Spokane - Riverpoint Campus; 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Eastern Washington Ctr #115 
  • Jan 15  -  Spokane - Riverpoint Campus; 12:00 - 1:00 PM - Eastern Washington Ctr #115  
  • Jan 16  -  Cheney - Cheney Campus; 11:00 - 12:30 PM - Senior Hall #227 
  • Jan 29  -  Spokane - Riverpoint Campus; 5:30 - 7:00 PM - Eastern Washington Ctr #115 

Cheney/Spokane Full-Time MSW Program

We will be a accepting applications starting September 26, 2018 for the Cheney/Spokane Full-Time MSW Program which is scheduled to begin Fall 2019.

GRE is not required.
Application and Materials Deadline: February 4, 2019
Commitee Decision Deadline:  March 18, 2019

Thank you for your interest in pursuing your MSW degree at Eastern Washington University's School of Social Work. 

For further information please contact:

Amanda Reedy, MSW Director

Senior Hall 102 (Office: SNR 229)
Cheney, WA 99004

email: areedy@ewu.edu phone: 509.359-6486


Advanced Standing - Cheney/Spokane Full-Time MSW Program

We will be a accepting applications starting September 26, 2018 for the for the Advanced Standing Cheney/Spokane Full-Time MSW Program which is scheduled to begin Summer 2019.

GRE is not required.

Application and Materials Deadline: February 4, 2019

Commitee Decision Deadline:  March 18, 2019

Thank you for your interest in pursuing your MSW degree at Eastern Washington University's School of Social Work. 

For further information please contact:

Amanda Reedy, MSW Director
Senior Hall 102 (Office: SNR 229)
Cheney, WA 99004

email: areedy@ewu.edu phone: 509.359.6486


What will I study?

The EWU MSW program prepares graduates for professional practice in rural and urban settings and across areas of practice including child welfare, mental health, addictions, disabilities, housing, poverty, domestic and societal violence, criminal justice, veterans and military families, education, healthcare, palliative care and aging. Through a combination of core courses and specialized electives each graduate builds a course of study to fit each career path.

During the foundation year in the generalist practice curriculum students learn the values, knowledge and skills common to all research-informed professional social work practice to engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate work with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities. Particular attention is given to prevention, diversity, and advocacy for human rights and social and economic justice.

During the final year in advanced generalist practice curriculum students learn to apply the person and environment construct in the context of field practicum and advanced courses in clinical assessment and evidence-based treatments, research methods, organizational and policy analysis, program development, and administrative practices. Special attention is given to the development of leadership skills to work for the prevention of conditions that limit human rights, the elimination of poverty, and the enhancement of the quality of life for all persons. The program embraces social justice in all areas of practice.

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