Named in honor of Dr. Barbara Solomon, a pioneer in the field of social work and a dedicated member of Walden’s Board of Directors, our school is led by doctoral-level faculty with experience in serving the needs of populations, human service organizations, and communities.

The Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services equips students with interdisciplinary knowledge of assessments, intervention strategies, and evaluation methods that will enhance their skills in practice, collaboration, and advocacy for underserved global populations.

Our Vision

The goal of the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services is to prepare professional helpers and change agents at all levels of postsecondary education, both domestically and internationally.

Our Mission

We model 21st-century teaching approaches to prepare our students to promote positive social change for individuals, families, organizations, and communities. As graduates, they will apply their acquired knowledge to address critical social problems.

Learn More About the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services

Learn more about our online degree programs for social work and human services professionals. Request information or call 1-866-492-5336 in the United States or see a list of international phone numbers.

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  • Briana Kelley“A lot of my coursework has inspired me. Some of it has pushed me to think beyond my current capacities. It has allowed considerable professional and personal growth.”

    Briana Kelley
    MS in Mental Health Counseling Graduate and PhD in Human Services Student