Minnesota Graduate Education Schools & Programs

Minnesota Graduate Education Schools & Programs

Minnesota Graduate Education Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Graduate Social Work Programs

US News and World Reports ranked the University of Minnesota as 26th out of 278 graduate schools in their Best Graduate School rankings. Likewise, the School of Social Work at UM was ranked one of the best social work programs. The school was originally founded in 1917 and remains one of the best in the country.

Master of Social Work

Eligible graduate students who choose a Master degree program in Social Work can look forward to developing their critical thinking skills and ethics. A qualified student will achieve an in-depth understanding of cultural diversity, learn the important advocacy policies, enhance their analysis of social policies, and become more aware of the issues regarding oppression and discrimination. Communication skills, which are useful in several cultural, religious, and socioeconomic populations, are further developed. Students of MSW degree program are equipped with the necessary skills to take up future leadership roles in their social work practice. MWS students can expect to gain knowledge and expertise in higher social work field.

Contact Information

* Address: 1404 Gortner Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108

* Phone Number: (612) 624-3744

St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas Graduate Social Work Program

Ranked the 53rd best graduate school out of 278 schools surveyed by US News and World Report in 2008, The University of St. Thomas School of Social Work bases graduate work on social responsibility. The MSW program is a joint offering with St. Catherine University.

Masters of Social Work

The partnership between St. Catherine University and St. Thomas University allows students to prepare for a career in advanced social work with a strong commitment to social responsibility. Course studies include clinical social work practice, direct practice involving individuals, families, and small groups, poverty and its effects on social systems, as well as developmental disabilities and mental illness and the unique needs these populations have in terms of social work. The student and their faculty advisor design specific programs and concentrations.

Contact Information

* Address: 2004 Randolph Avenue St. Paul, MN 55105

* Phone Number: (651) 690-6933

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