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Wurzweiler Program Curricula


For the current MSW semester materials and course outlines, please visit "Curriculum and Academic Materials."

Interdisciplinary Joint Degree Programs

Joint MSW-JD Plan

Students enrolled in Joint MSW-JD Plan earn the MSW from Wurzweiler School of Social Work and the JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Sample schedule and planning document (PDF)
Course descriptions: Wurzweiler (PDF)

Applicable Courses (PDF)
Course Catalog: Cardozo

Joint MSW-MDiv Plan

Students enrolled in the Joint MSW-MDiv Plan earn the MSW from Wurzweiler School of Social Work and the Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Yale Divinity School.

PhD Program in Social Welfare

The curriculum is designed so that coursework can be completed in two years. However, with approval, students may elect to complete their first year of study over a two-year period.

Course offerings for the first and second years, and beyond (PDF)

Please click below for course descriptions (all PDFs):

SWK 8811 - Theoretical Foundations I: Social Change & Social Justice
SWK 8920 - Dissertation Proposal Writing Seminar
SWK 8406 - Fundamentals of Applied Statistics
SWK 8821 - Ideology
SWK 8401/8402 - Research Methodology: I & II
SWK 8293 - Social Policy I
SWK 8411 - Qualitative Methods I
SWK 8421 - Strategies of Inquiry
SWK 8681 - Administrative Practice I
SWK 8696 - Social Work Education