The course is recognised by the University of Madras and the course is 2 years and 4 semester pattern. The MSW department have 3 specializations namely,
- Community Development
- Medical & Psychiatry
- Human Resource Management
The main objective of the course is to provide theory cum practical education to the students and therefore, the students will be sent for field work, 2 days in a week. In addition to this, the students will be taken outside the state for Rural Camp and Study Tour. It also encourages the students to undergo one month of Internship / Block Placement at the end of every year.