2015 - Year Associate Professor George Jacinto was named Social Work Educator of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter
School of Social Work
College of Health and Public Affairs
University of Central Florida HPA I, Suite 204 12805 Pegasus Blvd. Orlando, FL 32816-3358
UCF's graduate program in social work leads to
a Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) and
prepares students for advanced social work practice. The program
educates students for community-based clinical social work practice
with individuals, families and groups. Graduates of the program
have the ability to work with diverse clients in a variety of
The part-time M.S.W. program is designed for working
professionals. Courses are held on 1 to 2 evenings per week,
depending on courses chosen, with students taking 2 to 3 courses
per semester, including summer terms. This includes some online and
mixed online/classroom courses.
The curriculum is organized within five areas:
Human Behavior and Social Environment
Social Welfare Policies
Social Work Practice
The UCF School of Social Work mission of the M.S.W.
program is to prepare generalist and advanced clinical social
work students to become practitioners who promote optimal
well-being, human rights, and social and economic justice.
The school focuses on social change from a regional and global
perspective with individuals, families, groups and communities in
diverse practice settings through research informed practice.