Master of Science in Social Work

Join one of the top-ten master’s programs of social work in the nation, take advantage of the resources of a first-class university and graduate ready for advanced social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.

Learn about requirements, concentrations in clinical social work and administration and policy, and flexible program options including two-year, three-year and post-BSW tracks.

Build, apply and integrate classroom knowledge in a practice setting and under the supervision of a master’s level social worker.

Tailor the program to your interests and acquire training and skills to work with unique populations or in specific fields.

Earn your MSSW in combination with graduate degrees in business, public health, public policy and more.

Earn your MSSW and conduct cross-disciplinary research in disability studies, nonprofit studies, conflict resolution and more.

Take your education beyond the Forty Acres and gain an international experience that will set you apart in your career.

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Why choose social work?
Dean Zayas, a social work alumna and two students explain why social work is a unique profession rich with meaning, action, and the power to make a difference in the world.

Why a Graduate Degree in Social Work?

Social work is a unique profession rich with meaning, action, and the power to make a difference.

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Incoming Students

Resources and information specifically designed for newly admitted and incoming master’s students.

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Financing your Education

Information about financial aid, fellowships, scholarships and assistantships.

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Why the Steve Hicks School

Our top ranking, Our excellent people. Our first-class university. Our vibrant city.