September 10, 2012 2:30 PM Subscribe
Interested in finding a good fit MSW program. Don't know what to look for, ask, inquire about while in the search. MeFe please enlighten me!
posted by melizabeth to education (5 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I am looking to focus my MSW on outdoor education/wilderness therapy (applying for next fall). My hangup is in seeking a program. I'm not sure what is good, what I should be looking for, or what is new/current practices that employers would look for. My alma matter has an amazing dual degree program pairing an MSW with Outdoor Education. This seems the best fit, but just in case I'd like to search around at some other programs that might come close.
More specific questions I have are:
-What's the overall take on the GRE? I haven't taken it, but plan to. Some programs want it, others don't. I've been out of school 2 years and have some related work experience, but not direct.
-Did you find that many schools offered TA positions or research opportunities? I'm looking to reduce tuition cost.
Any insight and suggestions MeFe could provide would be helpful from those in MSW field or with knowledge pertaining to.