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School of Social Work

Continuing Education and Non-Degree Coursework

Continuing Education and Non-Degree Courses at St. Thomas

People have many reasons to continue their education and take additional college courses. Here is a short list of the types of individuals who consider taking continuing education and non-degree classes at St. Thomas.

  • People who are considering an MSW and need to take MSW degree courses.
  • Those who have an MSW but are unable to sit for the clinical licensure in Minnesota because they need more clinical hours.
  • For those looking for classes and trainings to build on experience and bolster their resume.

Post-MSW Course Work and Non-Degree Information

Post-MSW coursework for licensure

If you already have an MSW degree and are looking to complete clock hours in specific clinical knowledge areas for LICSW licensure that weren not fulfilled in your MSW program, you may be eligible to register for courses.

Post-MSW coursework for licensure

Non-Degree Studies

You can take courses in the MSW program as a non-degree student. Non-degree students can take up to 6 credits (2 courses) before they are accepted. The non-degree courses will apply to your degree if admitted. 

Non-Degree Studies

Why St. Thomas?

Our reputation for excellence, involved faculty and alumni network provide immense value to our students.


Our faculty are clinically and community engaged. They are up to date in the industry and experts in their field.

Clinically Focused

We work hard with our students to make sure they have what they need to complete all clinical hours and gain this valuable experience.

Social Work Alumni

Our strong alumni network in Minnesota and throughout the country provide invaluable resources to other members of the School of Social Work family.