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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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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

    3/1/2021
  • 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

    3/1/2021
  • Accreditation

    CSWE Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Master of Social Work (MSW) - Military Social Work

Specialization

This concentration prepares students to address the needs of active military personnel, veterans, and their families. Courses help students gain an understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder; vicarious trauma; and how extended deployments, parent-child separation, and frequent family relocations affect individuals and their children, spouses, and other family members.

  • Next start date

    3/1/2021
  • Accreditation

    CSWE Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
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