Post MSW Certificate in Palliative Care
The fully online, non-credit Post MSW Certificate in Palliative Care is comprised of three levels totaling 180 classroom hours. Participants completing all three levels will receive their Post MSW Certificate in Palliatice Care from CSUSM.
Certificate Level 1 – All participants will attend level 1 core curriculum available live or online. Level 1 will consist of a total of 15 hours of classroom and a minimum of 30 hours of homework (total one unit).
Certificate Level 2 – Following satisfactory completion of the level 1 course, participants will move on to level 2. Level 2 courses will be conducted entirely online and will consist of a total of 8 courses. Each course will be held over a period of 6 weeks and will include a minimum of 15 hours classroom time and a minimum of 30 hours of additional homework requirements and assignments.
Certificate Level 3 – Following satisfactory completion of level 1 and 2 requirements, participants will move to level 3 which will consist of individual project/research plus 3 additional units of course work utilizing the same 6 week model as level 2. The project will include one of the following:
- Program design and launch
- Review of literature report
- Meta-analysis report
- Research study and report
- Research study proposal and launch
- Other research
- Manuscript publication
- Manuscript ready for submission
- Article for publication in “Palliative Care Insights”