Among the top ranked programs in the nation

We offer nationally recognized academic programs, leading edge research, and a wide range of supervised field education opportunities to help you build professional expertise, hone investigative skills, and foster the ability to lead and serve in a multicultural world. These rich learning opportunities allow you to connect and collaborate with social work students, committed faculty and community leaders who believe that social justice is not only a personal conviction, but an exacting specialty that supports a viable career. 

BASW Program

The BASW program trains students for entry-level positions in the helping professions and prepares them to take action against injustice and inequalities.

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MSW Program

The MSW program provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to innovate, lead, and practice in a world with complex social challenges.

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PhD Program

The doctoral program offers a rich learning experience with interdisciplinary collaboration, faculty mentorship, and hands-on research opportunities.

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UW Tacoma Program

UW Tacoma’s BASW and MSW programs provide excellent options for students interested in social work who reside in South Puget Sound.

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