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Earn a Pitt MSW in Johnstown

Earn a Pitt MSW in Johnstown

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     A free informational session for people interested in a master of social work degree will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 16 in room 201 Biddle Hall on the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus.

     A session will also be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at the Home Nursing Agency, 500 East Chestnut St., Altoona.

     The MSW Program at Pitt-Johnstown began in January 1998 and is a part-time program offered by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work through the Office of Adult and Continuing Education at Pitt-Johnstown.

     The MSW Program’s goal is to prepare graduates who have the specialized knowledge and skills needed to engage in direct practice with individuals, families and groups that reflects the social work profession’s values, traditions, and philosophy.  To date, 90 students have earned their MSW degrees.

     MSW courses are taught in Johnstown by University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work full-time and part-time faculty members.

     To register for the event contact the Adult and Continuing Education Office at 814-269-2099 or e-mail Laura Perry-Thompson at

     For additional information on the MSW program, contact Laura Perry-Thompson, Pitt-Johnstown MSW Program Coordinator at 814-269-7070.

     Founded in 1927, Pitt-Johnstown is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  A vital knowledge center and a foremost contributor to the area’s educational, social, cultural, and economic environment, Pitt-Johnstown offers a high-quality educational experience that is purposefully designed to prepare students for the real world of the 21st century.

Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 7/14/2008 10:15:00 AM