Master of Social Work

Earning a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at Wurzweiler is the first step toward changing your world. Our primary mission is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic needs of all people, particularly the vulnerable or oppressed. Our talented professors and supportive academic environment lay the foundation for one of the most important lessons social work students can learn: a commitment to social justice.To achieve this goal, Wurzweiler's MSW program (HEGIS code: 2104, program number: 11125)—fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)—prepares you for advanced social work practice in clinical practice with individuals and families, group work or community organization.

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We offer several types of certificate programs designed for working social work professionals, which include flexible schedules, online learning options, and scholarships.

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PhD in Social Work and Social Welfare

The PhD program in social welfare is designed for the working social work professional. The program's objective is to further the education of professionals for scholarly and creative leadership in social work practice, education, social policy, planning, research and administration. Practice and policy issues, both historical and contemporary, provide a focus for studying social work as an institutionally based profession.

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