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Jewish Communal Leadership Program

Prepared for Challenge, Poised for Change

The Jewish Communal Leadership Program (JCLP) offers a distinctive educational opportunity for emerging leaders committed to helping Jewish communities meet 21st-century challenges while also addressing broader social concerns.

The Master's in Social Work program with JCLP is a five-semester on-campus program conducted over 20 consecutive months that include:

Why a Social Work Degree? Gain necessary skills to advance in your career:

  • Grant management
  • Community organizing and advocacy
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Organizational management
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Fundraising and development
  • Research and evaluation
  • Program and project management
  • Social policy
  • Intergroup dialogue

Apply Now! Applications are open for Fall 2024

To guarantee full consideration, please apply by our March 1 deadline. Applications received after March 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

When completing the MSW application, please answer "yes" to the question, "Do you plan to apply to an SSW Special Program?" found on the Financial Assistance page of the online application and then select the Jewish Communal Leadership Program checkbox. The JCLP application pages will be added to the end of your online MSW application.

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For more information or to answer questions, please contact Megan Bernard, MSW, Program Manager, Jewish Communal Leadership Program at [email protected] or (734) 764-5392

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