M.A. in Nonprofit Organizations
Institute for Nonprofit Organizations
Dual Degree Programs
Mission & Goals
The Master of Social Work (MSW) Program of the University of Georgia’s School of Social Work prepares graduate students for advanced practice. Through our two concentrations, Clinical Practice (CP) and Community Empowerment and Program Development (CEPD), we strive to develop future leaders in the profession of social work who are able to meet the ever-changing challenges facing people of Georgia, the nation, and the world. Our aim is that our graduates are culturally competent; dedicated to social and economic justice; and committed to upholding and disseminating the core values and ethical standards of both the School and the profession.
1. Engage in advanced social work practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations within diverse contexts;
2. Utilize knowledge of biological, psychological, social, spiritual, and cultural dimensions of human development to inform practice;
3. Use evidence-based research and evaluation to inform practice;
4. Influence social policies consistent with the goals of the profession to address poverty and advocate for vulnerable, oppressed populations; and
5. Uphold the principles, values, and ethics of the social work profession.