Email: wcuinphiladelphia@wcupa.edu
Phone: 267-386-3001

To learn more about all of our program offerings, contact Kelly Smack at ksmack@wcupa.edu or 267-386-3019.

To learn more about our MSW program, contact Kyle Murray at kmurray@wcupa.edu or 610-738-0339.

Joseph Santivasci, M.Ed.
Director, WCU Philadelphia Campus
Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Campus Planning
Phone: 610-436-3376
Email: Joseph Santivasci

Marcie Cohen, M.S.
Associate Director for Student Services
Phone: 267-386-3014
Email: Marcie Cohen

Ben Morgan, M.A.
Associate Director, Student Success Center
Phone: 267-386-3027
Email: Ben Morgan

Kyle Murray
MSW Recruiter
Phone: 610-738-0339
Email: Kyle Murray

Kelly Smack, MSW
Assistant Director for Recruitment
Phone: 267-386-3019
Email: Kelly Smack

Graduate Programs at WCU in Philadelphia

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. As completed applications are received, they are reviewed, decisions are rendered, and applicants are notified. Incomplete applications are not reviewed.

M.S.W. Social Work

The Graduate Social Work Department’s MSW Program, fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, provides a quality, affordable, and accessible Master of Social Work degree in preparation for a career in an evolving, complex, technological, and global society. The program at West Chester University in Philadelphia is designed to meet the needs of students who are working and caregiving while attending graduate school. It prepares graduates who can think critically, communicate effectively, embrace diversity, practice ethically, respond to the needs of vulnerable and oppressed populations, are committed to social justice, and are competent to practice with individuals and families. With a concentration in Direct Practice with Individuals and Families, students are trained in trauma-informed approaches to working with individuals and families from the perspectives of Recovery, Resiliency & Capacity-Building.

CSWE

Admissions Requirements:

Students should submit the following materials to The Graduate School:

  • Completed graduate application
  • 3-5 page personal statement
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Two Letters of recommendation

*The MSW program admits for the fall semester only.

Further Information:

Kyle Murray, Recruiter

Call: (610)-738-0339

Email:

Kyle Murray

 

M.S. Criminal Justice

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice offers a multidisciplinary curriculum to give students a sophisticated working knowledge of the major systems within the field. Students at WCU in Philadelphia will take challenging and rigorous courses rooted in history, law, philosophy, psychology, research, sociology, management, and political science that involve critical analysis of complex issues.

The program is well-suited for current and future criminal justice professionals, as well as those who plan to pursue further graduate study. The program at West Chester University in Philadelphia is designed to meet the needs of students who are often working and caregiving while attending graduate school, as classes are offered in the evenings and on a part-time basis.

Admissions Requirements:

Students should submit the following materials to The Graduate School:

  • Completed graduate application
  • Goals statement
  • Official academic transcripts from all colleges and universities attended demonstrating a cumulative GPA of 3.00. Applicants with a GPA between 2.80 and 3.00 may be considered on a provisional basis.
  • Two letters of recommendation
 
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