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3 plus 2 Social Work Program


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A collaboration between the University of Maine at Farmington and the University of Southern Maine, the Social Work 3+2 program provides you with an accelerated pathway to a career in the field of Social Work.

Interested in a career in Social Work? Want to fast-track your college degree(s) with a focused program of study? Have the motivation, compassion and maturity to jump-start your career path in counseling? If so, the University of Maine at Farmington Social Work 3+2 program may be perfect for you.

In this program, you earn Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) followed by a Master of Social Work at the University of Southern Maine (USM) - all in five years instead of six.

  • 3 yrs - B.A. in Psychology at the University of Maine at Farmington
  • 2 yrs - M.S.W at the University of Southern Maine

This allows you to graduate ahead of time while preparing you for a professional career where you can help meet Maine’s growing mental health needs.

Social Work is a field committed to social justice and social change. Social Workers help individuals, families, and groups with mental health challenges, such as depression and PTSD; life transitions, such as divorce; drug and alcohol abuse; and other difficult life situations.

At the University of Southern Maine
At the University of Southern Maine you will pursue an advanced social work curriculum, preparing to become a licensed social worker. You may also apply to other graduate programs, with support from your UMF faculty mentors.

* Note: Participation in this 3 + 2 Program does not guarantee admission to the M.S.W. program at USM. Also, you are not required to pursue graduate school at USM.

USM M.S.W in Social Work program

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