Licensure and Certification

Human Services Management Competencies Certificate for MSW Students

The Network for Social Work Management (NSWM), a national association, is offering a new Human Services Management Competencies Certificate for graduated students who took coursework that meets 75% of the NSWM management competencies that have been audited and approved for the UMB School of Social Work.

If you have taken the following combined courses (see below) and are interested in receiving the certificate upon graduation, please notify Dr. Karen Hopkins by email the courses you have taken that meet the requirements and we will arrange with you to process and award you the certificate; thereby, gaining a powerful endorsement by the NSWM, the only association dedicated to advancing human service and social work professionals in macro practice management curriculum. You can then note this on your resume.  Thus far, 15 highly ranked social work schools, including UMB, have awarded this certificate to their graduating students.

Qualifying NSWM management competencies:

  • Both SWOA 703 (Program Development, formerly Program Management) and SWOA 721 (Strategic Talent and Performance Management, formerly Human Resources Management

            OR

  • Both SWOA 721 (Strategic Talent and Performance Management) and SWOA 722 (Supervision)

            OR

  • Both SWOA 721 (Strategic Talent and Performance Management) and SWOA 732 (Resource Development)

            OR

  • SWOA 703 (Program Development) and SWOA 722 (Supervision) and SWOA 732 (Resource Development)