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With the resources we offer, our faculty and students are empowered to extend their reach, deepen their impact and engage in real-world social change. For more than 90 years, we have led the profession in teaching, research, innovation, collaboration and service. The University of Michigan School of Social Work is poised to take on new challenges in the next decade and we invite you join us in reaching out, raising hope, and changing society.
A U-M MSW degree offers a broad range of specializations that draw on the most recent research, new learning innovations and a strong interdisciplinary focus.Learn more »
SSW research transforms social work practice by attacking complex social problems, shaping policies and inspiring new generations of researchers.Learn more »
Engage in international collaborative research projects, provide faculty and student global experiences, and develop an internationalized curriculum.Learn more »
As a Joint PhD student, you will be a member of a select group of outstanding scholars and researchers who study, collaborate and work in an interdisciplinary environment.Learn more »
Provide critical support to students who have the passion, intellect and drive to change the world.Learn more »
The CASC minor is for students interested in developing knowledge, skills, and experiences in community action and social change.Learn more »
Field instruction presents you with opportunities to become part of the professional social work community, where you will integrate classroom knowledge with practice and develop your social work skills.Learn more »
Associate Professor Joe Himle describes ways SSW supports students and reaches out to impact communities.
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