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B.A. MSSA 3+2 Social Work: JCU and CWRU

Acquire a B.A. in Sociology and a Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) in social work in five years via the 3/2 program with John Carroll University and Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.

You can receive your MSSA degree in five years by enrolling in the master's program after your junior year at John Carroll. You would receive your B.A. degree in Sociology upon completion of your first year at CWRU and your MSSA degree (equivalent to an MSW) upon completion of your second year at the Mandel School.

3+2 Facts

  • Complete 3 years of undergraduate coursework at JCU
  • Apply during April of your junior year
  • 4th year: start graduate courses at Mandel; continue with JCU courses
  • 5th year: Complete both degrees
  • $20,000 scholarship for all on-campus students
  • Concentrations in both Community Practice and Direct Practice with specializations in a variety of areas
  • The program requires a field placement, where you work directly in the field, gaining hands-on experience
  • Study abroad options available