2017 MSW Weekend Program Information Session on January 18th at UMaine Hutchinson Center

cropped-061616_AK_Panorama2.jpgBelfast, Maine – An informational session on the 2017 Master’s of Social Work Weekend Cohort will be held Jan. 18 at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Deirdre Boylan, program coordinator of UMaine’s Master of Social Work Program, and other MSW faculty members will be on hand to answer questions. A new weekend — Friday evenings and Saturday mornings — “live” MSW cohort will begin at the Hutchinson Center with the fall 2017 semester. Applications will be reviewed starting Feb. 1.

At the University of Maine School of Social Work, students are prepared to become proficient and ethical social work professionals committed to social change in a variety of organizations, specializations and professional roles. Since 1991, the MSW Program has been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. UMaine MSW graduates go on to serve as social work clinicians, program planners, administrators and community change agents in a wide range of public and private settings and systems.


For an application or additional information, contact: Lynne Gamperle, administrative specialist for student services in the School of Social Work, 207.581.2389; socialwork@umit.maine.edu.


About the University of Maine:

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state’s only public research university. It celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and 63 countries. It currently enrolls 11,219 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers 30 doctoral degrees and 80 master’s degrees; more than 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.