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Kentucky Graduate Education Schools & Programs

Kentucky Graduate Education Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

University of Kentucky Graduate Programs in Social Work

UK College of Social Work claims the title and ranking of 36th best graduate social work program in the country as reported in the 2008 rankings by US News and World Reports. As a flagship university for Kentucky, the school benefits from its land-grant roots. It sits nestled in the beautiful and famous Kentucky Bluegrass area.

Masters of Social Work

A Master of Social Work prepares a student to be a leader in the social work profession. Clientele assessments, management of caseloads, effective communication techniques, and promotion of social justice are characteristics taught to prepare students for leadership roles within the profession. Field instruction, observation hours, and internships are a few ways social work students gain experience from professionals currently working within the field. A graduate will enter the workforce with the knowledge needed to assist different types of clientele, situations, and practices.

Contact Information

* Address: 615 Patterson Office Tower Lexington, KY 40506-0027

* Phone Number: (859) 257-6650

University of Louisville Social Work Graduate Programs

The Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work at the University of Louisville received a ranking of 42nd in the nation by US News and World Reports as one of the best graduate social work schools out of 278 schools surveyed. The school, via graduate students provides pro-bono social work services to the state of Kentucky in excess of $1 million each year.

Doctoral Degree in Social Work (PhD)

Social work students obtain a vast amount of knowledge about research, practices, and societal trends before entering the profession as a social worker. Field practice in health, at-risk, and clinical services are required, so students are prepared to enter any social work concentration within the community. Current trends will be exemplified during the field practice times from cooperative teachers, social work professors, and the students. Students will experience tremendous individual growth and learning during the field work of their PhD in Social Work.

Contact Information

* Address: Oppenheimer Hall Louisville, KY 40292

* Phone Number: (502) 582-6402

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