Wondering which MSW programs are the best of the best? There are a great many programs to choose from. Below are graduate programs in social work are consistently ranked by US News and World Report
as leaders. Remember that fit - the match between your goals and abilities - matters more than a program's rank. Use these programs as a guide, but remember to choose the program that's right for you, regardless of its rank.
Offers MSW and PhD degrees.
Offers the AM degree (master of arts in social work). The AM is an alternative to the MSW and is recognized as such, especially given that the University of Chicago is one of the top programs in the country. Don't let the AM degree prevent you from considering this program. In addition to the master's degree, offers a PhD degree
Offers an MS program in social work as well as a PhD program.
Offers MSW and PhD programs
MSW and PhD programs and several combined degrees, such as a social welfare/public health dual degree, social welfare/law degree, and dual masters in international and area studies
Offers a masters of science in social work (MSSW) degree and PhD degree. Similar to the AM degree, the MSSW is recognized by the social work field as a valid masters degree in social work, similar to the MSW. Don’t let the unfamiliar acronym keep you from considering this program.
Offers the MSW degree and several dual masters degree programs in law, public adminstration, public health, and divinity. Also offers the PhD
Offers the MSW and PhD degree as well as a nurse social work practitioner option for nurses who wish to pursue study in both health and social services
Offers a master of science in social administration (MSSA) degree as well as dual programs in law, management of nonprofit organizations, business administration, social administration, and bioethics