M.S.W. Information Sessions


Information sessions will be held at the Health and Human Services Building on a monthly basis throughout the academic year. This is an opportunity for prospective students to learn about our program and the application process. It is highly encouraged that you attend a session before scheduling an appointment with the Director of Admissions.

If you would like to attend one of the sessions please contact Erica Ongstad at (269) 387-3201 or erica.e.ongstad@wmich.edu More sessions are to be scheduled throughout the year. Current planned sessions are to be held: 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Mar. 12 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Grand Rapids

Information sessions will be held at the WMU - Grand Rapids Downtown Location. Faculty will present program information and will be available to answer any questions you may have.

If you would like to attend a session please RSVP online. Current planned sessions are to be held:

  • Friday, Feb. 6 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Trauma Specialization

The School of Social Work is presently in its first year offering the new trauma specialization. The trauma specialization builds on the existing trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy project, to include trauma across the life span with new courses in trauma and specialized trauma-focused concentration field placement opportunities. Information sessions for students will take place on:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Grand Rapids at the Downtown Center
  • Monday, Feb. 9 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in Kalamazoo at the College of Health and Human Services

We are inviting current TF-CBT students to share their experiences in the project as part of these information sessions