Dr. Jen Bacon
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
Phone: 610-436-0045
Email: JBacon@wcupa.edu

Marcie Cohen, M.S.
Coordinator of Student Support
Phone: 267-386-3014
Email: MCohen@wcupa.edu

Alexis Leone, M.S.
Recruiter
Phone: 267-386-3019
Email: ALeone@wcupa.edu


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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.

Admissions Requirements:

Students should submit the following materials to the Office of Graduate Studies:

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

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 Office of Graduate Studies:

  • 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

Further Information:

Alexis Leone, Recruiter

Call: 267-386-3019

Email:

Alexis Leone