Wisconsin Graduate Social Work Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Wisconsin Graduate Social Work Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Wisconsin Graduate Social Work Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Social Work
US News and World Report ranks UW-Madison's School of School of Social Work 12th in the Best Schools for Social Work. The School offers Social Work degrees at the Master and Doctorate levels, with a focus on individualized programs for graduate students and a goal of scholars who lead in producing healthy communities.

Ph.D. in Social Work

Qualified graduate students benefit from a nationally recognized program that is tailored to the individual. Educational and research opportunities are greatly enriched through connections with the following organizations: the Center for the Demography of Health and Aging, the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Institute on Aging, the Institute for Research on Poverty, the Waisman Center on Mental Retardation and Human Development, and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.

Master of Social Work

Students in this program will complete a foundation year and then a concentration year. Students already holding a Bachelor of Social Work degree can apply for advanced standing that might allow them to complete the Master degree in one year. Concentration areas include Child, Youth, and Family Welfare; Health, Aging, and Disability; and Mental Health.

Contact Information

* Address: 1350 University Avenue, Madison WI 53706

* Phone Number: (608) 263-3660

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
The Helen Bader School is located in the largest city in Wisconsin, providing many opportunities for social work students. The program is ranked in the top 50 best schools for social work by US News and World Report. UWM offers MSW, PhD in SW, and joint MSW/PhD degrees.

PhD in Social Work

The UWM doctoral degree program is very selective, accepting three to six doctoral candidates each year. There are three possible areas of concentration: Addiction and Behavioral Health, Applied Gerontology, and Family and Child Welfare. The emphasis is in research gathering, analysis, and application.

Master of Social Work

Students pursuing the MSW degree will receive a solid foundation in the history and practice of social work and will advance and extend their skills in the field to prepare them for positions of leadership and advanced clinical practice.

Contact Information

* Address: 2400 E. Hartford Ave, Enderis Hall Floors 10 & 11, Milwaukee, WI 53211
* Phone Number: (414) 229-4851

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