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School of Social Work and College of Public Health Partner to Offer MSW/M.P.H. Dual Degree
The University of Georgia School of Social Work and College of Public Health have partnered to offer a new dual degree program beginning this fall combining the master of social work (MSW) and master of public health (M.P.H.) degrees, making UGA the first university in the state of Georgia to offer this unique program.
The School of Social Work and the School of Law offer a degree combining the MSW degree and the JD degree. The program is designed to promote the integration of legal as well as social work knowledge and skills at fully professional levels. Similar to other dual degree programs approved by the Graduate School, this program would account for the professional requirements of a masters level social worker and the professional requirements of a law school graduate. Graduates of this program will be able to account for the legal interventions required by individuals or organizations as clients, while at the same time accounting for the social work services needed by the same individuals or organizations. Students who are interested in obtaining a masters of social work and a law degree through the MSW-JD. dual degree program must apply and be accepted into both schools. Application materials for the School of Social Work and the School of Law can be accessed through their respective websites. For more information, contact Professor Ed Risler, (706) 542-8836, email@example.com.
The University of Georgia School of Social Work and College of Public Health have partnered to offer a new dual degree program combining the master of social work (MSW) and master of public health (MPH) degrees, making UGA the first university in the state of Georgia to offer this unique program. The dual degree program will prepare graduates to address the psychosocial needs of individuals, families, and communities at local, state, national, and international levels, as well as prepare them to create, implement, and evaluate public health programs and interventions. A recent online edition of U.S. News & World Report identified medical and public health social work as one of the “50 Best Careers of 2011,” with medical and public health social work expected to rise more than 22 percent, a rate faster than most careers over the coming decade.
The School of Social Work and College of Public Health will work in partnership to implement the program, and applicants must meet the admissions requirements of both programs. Students who are admitted to both programs can complete the degrees in seven consecutive semesters.
Learn more at ssw.uga.edu/academics/mswmph/msw-mph.html.