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Department of Social Work

Master of Social Work

Program Goals

Graduates of the MSW Program are prepared to:

  1. Engage in advanced practice that is constructed from a professional foundation of social work knowledge, skills, and values.
  2. Use empowerment practice principles as a guiding framework for selecting, applying, and evaluating evidence-based advanced theories and methods in ways that promote human and social well-being.
  3. Provide leadership in influencing societal systems of power to become more responsive and culturally relevant toward helping people improve their current situations and quality of life.

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