Lehigh Valley MSW Program at DeSales University

The Lehigh Valley MSW Program offers a student-centered program filled with a diverse student population with passionate and caring faculty who are committed to the program and profession. 

The Lehigh Valley MSW Program offers classes on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and evenings.

The Lehigh Valley MSW Program offers a Full-Time program for students on Mondays and Wednesdays (15 credits per fall and spring semesters) and offers a Part-Time plan for students as well. Students in the part-time plan ordinarily take classroom courses (6 credits) two evenings a week in fall and spring semesters and one course (3 credits) two evenings a week in either or both summer sessions. The Field Education requirements are carried out concurrently with the required classroom courses. 

DeSales University is situated in Center Valley, close to the city of Allentown, a part of the Lehigh Valley in eastern Pennsylvania. Allentown and the adjacent cities of Bethlehem and Easton have a combined population exceeding 200,000 and support a variety of cultural and community activities. Inasmuch as the University is within 55 miles of Philadelphia, 90 miles of New York City, and easy commuting distance from New Jersey, students may find easy access to courses at this campus.

Contact Information

Dooling Hall Rm 131, deSales University
2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, PA  18034
Phone: (610) 282-0479

Christina Car Gigler, MSW, LCSW, ACSW
Assistant Professor of Practice, Coordinator of Lehigh Valley MSW Program
(610) 282-0479
cgigler@marywood.edu

Tina Kulp, LCSW 
Director of Field Education, Lehigh Valley and Pocono MSW Programs
(610) 282-1100 ext. 1541
ckulp@marywood.edu

Lori Kapes
Administrative Assistant, Marywood University School of Social Work Lehigh Valley Program 
Phone: 610-282-0479 
lkapes@marywood.edu