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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 & Human Services Programs

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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 date

    11/30/2020
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
MS in Human Services

MS in Human Services - Gerontology

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 date

    11/30/2020
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Master of Social Work (MSW) - Social Work in Healthcare

Specialization

In this concentration, students will extend their knowledge of the role of social workers in the changing healthcare environment, the needs of clients and families, the issues faced by vulnerable populations, and how to work as part of a care team in a hospital, nursing home, or hospice facility. Students will gain knowledge in supporting individual clients, families, and communities around resources and services for populations dealing with acute or chronic illness, terminal illness, disabilities, and challenges of age.

  • Next start date

    11/30/2020
  • Accreditation

    CSWE Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Master of Social Work (MSW) - Social Work with Children and Families

Specialization

This concentration prepares students for work in community social service agencies, child welfare agencies, and the juvenile justice system. Students will develop the knowledge and skills needed to effectively identify and address the critical needs of vulnerable and disadvantaged children, youth, and families.

  • Next start date

    11/30/2020
  • Accreditation

    CSWE Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
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