Course Schedule and Degree Information
DSW degree requirements include a 48 credit curriculum with two praxis experiences and an independent dissertation within seven years of enrollment.
The Millersville University | Kutztown University joint DSW program is offered in the following program sequence.
700 Social Work Leadership I
710 Research Methodology
704 Social Work Teach-Scholar I
715 Multivariate Analysis
730 Qualitative Analysis
725 Intervention Research
701 Social Work Leadership II
705 Social Work Teacher-Scholar I
774 Comprehensive Seminar
720 Leadership Teaching Praxis I
721 Leadership Teaching Praxis II
775 Dissertation Seminar
776 Dissertation I
777 Dissertation II
- Part-time, eight session program - two courses per session for fall, spring, and summer terms
- Cohort model
- Online instruction and coursework
- Face-to-face learning component (one weekend) per session, located at Millersville University
DSW courses include four theory-based courses in Leadership, Education, and Teaching; four research courses; two semesters of Leadership and/or Teaching Praxis; a comprehensive seminar and a dissertation seminar. Each course is specifically developed to provide student learning experiences that allow graduates to demonstrate mastery of the program's learning outcomes.