MSW/MPH Dual Degree Program
The Graduate School of the University of Georgia offers a dual degree program in Social Work and Public Health. The primary objective of the Master of Social Work (MSW) & Master of Public Health (MPH) dual degree program is to supplement the professional education of Social Work students with additional specialization and training in Public Health, and vice versa. Social Work and Public Health are, by design, service professions that support human well-being. Completion of this program leads to the degrees of MSW and MPH with a concentration in Health Promotion and Behavior or Gerontology.
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MSW/M.Div. Dual Degree Program
The MSW/M.Div. dual degree program is the first in the state of Georgia. Students enrolled in this dual degree program will complete a 135-hour curriculum and can be in the Clinical Practice Concentration or the Community Empowerment and Program Development Concentration in the School of Social Work and the Candler College of Theology. This dual degree program integrates the knowledge, values and skills offered by the existing M.S.W. and M.Div. professional degree programs with a unique focus that addresses issues of grief, loss, and bereavement. The graduates of this program will address a critical societal need for social work-based social services that are responsive to faith-based needs of clients served. This unique combined training will prepare the graduates to assist people struggling to identify their ultimate concerns, sense of meaning and purpose, as well as providing them with strategies for coping during times of tragedy and adversity.
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MSW/JD Dual Degree Program
The Graduate School offers a dual degree program between the School of Social Work and the School of Law. The MSW/JD program of study provides a structured path to earn the Master of Social Work and Juris Doctor degrees, and is designed to promote the integration of legal as well as social work knowledge and skills. This program fulfills the professional requirements of both a master’s level social worker and a law school graduate. Graduates are versed in the legal interventions required for individuals or organizations as clients who are also in need of social work services.