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MA in Nonprofit
    Management and

Double Dawgs
Dual Degrees
Certificate Programs
Continuing Education

Institute for Nonprofit

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Global Engagement


The School of Social Work at the University of Georgia is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. We offer degrees at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level.

Our BSW program, ranked #13 among undergraduate programs in the U.S. by College Factual, provides both classroom and hands-on learning experiences that prepare students for entry-level social work practice. Recent BSW graduates who qualify for advanced standing may go on to earn the MSW degree in three semesters.

Our MSW program, one of the oldest in Georgia, is ranked 37 among MSW programs nationwide by U.S. News & World Report. We offer two graduate level concentation areas: Clinical Practice and Community Empowerment and Program Development. Students may enroll in the MSW program full-time or part-time.

Our doctoral program prepares social work professionals for careers in academic research settings, and for practice in program evaluation and other forms of scientific research in the public and private sectors. Examples of the wide breadth of research conducted by our doctoral students may be seen at

Students may also earn specialized certificates in Disability Studies, Gerontology, Global Health, Marriage and Family Therapy, and in Nonprofit Management. All students are encouraged to participate in service-learning projects, research, or our global programs, which include study abroad in Ghana and Northern Ireland. We also assist graduate students in finding international field placements.

For more information on our programs and financial aid opportunities, please visit the links at the left.