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Certificate Options

Some MSW students seek to augment their education with additional graduate certification in areas related to Social Work. The following graduate certificate programs can be completed with some courses taken toward the MSW degree. In some cases, additional hours outside of the MSW coursework may be required.

Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies 

Contact Kathleen Nigro at for more information.

Non-Profit Leadership and Management

Contact Dan Sise at for more information.


For information on the graduate certificate in Gerontology, scroll down to Graduate Certificate in Gerontology. Contact Tom Meuser at for more information.

Prevention of Family Violence

The graduate certificate, offered through Washington University in St. Louis, is open to graduate students at UMSL. Email or Melissa Jonson-Reid at for more information.