We offer three distinct degree paths—Advanced Standing, Day and Extended Degree programs—to accommodate the personal and professional interests of our students as well as their educational backgrounds and work-life demands.
In 2019, the Social Work program from University of Washington was ranked No. 3 in the country out of more than 250 advanced social work programs. In 2017, the UW School of Social Work was ranked No. 1 in the world by the Center for University Rankings for its influential research and broad impact.
The MSW program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and designed to prepare students seeking to innovate, lead and practice in a multicultural world facing complex social challenges.
- Intellectual and Historical Foundations of Professional Social Work Practice
- Poverty and Inequality
- Social Work for Social Justice: Developing a Personal-Professional Stance
- Foundations of Social Welfare Research
- Social Welfare Research and Evaluation
- Advanced Standing Social Welfare Research and Evaluation
- Micro/Meso Social Work Practice
- 24 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology View 686 other Masters in Sociology in United States
- Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution2 or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.
- All students confirming enrollment must provide an official (sealed) transcript and degree statement (with date of award & title of degree awarded) for verification to Graduate Enrollment Management Services (GEMS).
- Have earned at least a 3.0 grade-point-average (on a 4 point scale) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.1 or its equivalent from a foreign institution
International31530 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 24 months.
National31530 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31530 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State18057 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18057 USD per year during 24 months.
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