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Be a voice for those in need with an online human services degree or online social work degree from Walden

Designed to address some of the most pressing issues facing society today, our programs can prepare you to work in a variety of roles delivering direct services to individuals, families, and communities or providing leadership to programs and agencies.

Social Work and Human Services Learning Options

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Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Impact Leadership in Social Work Administration

    Specialization

Unlock your potential as a leader with Walden's Doctor of Social Work Impact Leadership in Social Work Administration specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Advanced Clinical Practice and Supervision

    Specialization

The Doctor of Social Work Advanced Clinical Practice and Supervision specialization can prepare you for supervisory roles in clinical social work settings.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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Doctor of Social Work (DSW)

Social Work Education

    Specialization

Prepare to pursue teaching roles in higher education and other settings with Walden’s DSW Social Work Education specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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PhD in Social Work

Advanced Clinical Practice and Supervision

    Specialization

The PhD in Social Work Advanced Clinical Practice and Supervision specialization academically prepares you to supervise Master of Social Work (MSW) students.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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PhD in Social Work

Impact Leadership in Social Work Administration

    Specialization

Develop key leadership and problem-solving skills with Walden's PhD in Social Work Impact Leadership in Social Work Administration specialization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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PhD in Social Work

Social Work Education

    Specialization

The Social Work Education specialization in our PhD in Social Work program academically prepares you to teach social work students and practitioners in many settings.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 11/28/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Mental Health Facilitation

    Specialization

In the Mental Health specialization, you will develop the skills to help individuals navigate community mental health services. The program explores the role of mental health in health behavioral changes and provides a solid understanding of the assessment and referral system for mental health intervention and support.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Community and Social Services

    Specialization

This specialization prepares you to work in community social work in non-licensure roles. You will study the prevention, intervention, and promotion of well-being in a variety of settings, including schools, communities, and organizations.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Family Studies and Intervention

    Specialization

In diverse populations, human services professionals must be in tune with the special needs of underrepresented or marginalized groups such as low-income, single-parent, gay and lesbian families, bisexual, and transgender.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Human Services Nonprofit Administration

    Specialization

Do you aspire to take on a leadership role in the human services field? This specialization focuses on topics such as public management and leadership, program development and implementation, and staff development and training—the core competencies you will need to effectively lead a human services agency or organization.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Military Families and Culture

    Specialization

From combat-related injuries to addiction, members of the armed forces may face a multitude of challenges both on the front lines and when they return home. In this specialization, you’ll deepen your understanding of military culture; explore topics such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and vicarious trauma; and examine how frequent relocations, parent-child separation, and extensive deployments impact military families.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Criminal Justice

    Specialization

From homelessness to substance abuse to poverty, there are a variety of factors that contribute to criminal behavior in modern society. In the Criminal Justice specialization, you will explore both traditional and contemporary intervention and rehabilitation approaches for offenders as well as their victims.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Studies in Aging

    Specialization

Aging populations with special needs are creating a greater demand for professionals who can facilitate the integration of services for the older adult, including health and home care, financial and lifestyle, and issues of daily living. The Gerontology specialization prepares you to meet this growing need. In this program, you will explore the impact of societal expectations on the elderly and demographic trends, including global cross-cultural issues in aging.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - General Program

    Specialization

Walden’s MS in Human Services General Program explores the full spectrum of human services competencies and strategies. As a student, you will gain insight into the history of the profession, learn best practices for human services delivery systems, and practice effective program planning and evaluation methods.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Diaster Crisis and Interventions

    Specialization

Whether it’s an act of nature or an act of terror, effective crisis management leaders are needed to curtail the effects of the disaster and implement relief efforts. This specialization focuses on theories and strategies to meet the needs of individuals, families, and communities in crisis.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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