Ohio Graduate Social Work Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

Ohio Graduate Social Work Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

Ohio Graduate Social Work Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

The College of Social Work at Ohio State University

This college holds one of the oldest and most prestigious social work programs in the country. Students learn from the two main facets of the programs. Students work in classrooms to develop advanced understanding of key concepts in the field. They also do much field work in a variety of local and national organizations and communities. The college offers a variety of concentrations and degrees for undergraduate and graduate students. The school also offers programs for working professionals who cannot drop out of the workforce in order to study in the Program.

Master in Social Work:

This degree program prepares students for the challenges and issues in today's society. Students start with core classroom experience in which they learn about the social, economic, and cultural challenges in the country today. Students learn about various cultures and the various threats and challenges that communities face. Students are asked to choose an area of expertise. They conduct independent research and also conduct field research. Clinical field research is an essential part of the program, for it allows students to not only apply the theory they learn, but also to learn about the real world communities and groups they will be working with as professionals.

PhD in Social Work:

This program is for students who have already completed master degrees in social work. Students prepare as scholars to work at the university level. This program may include a number of core classes for a greater understanding of theories and ideas in today's social work field. Students will choose individualized areas of expertise and work closely with faculty advisors to develop projects and dissertations that demonstrate a deep understanding of contemporary issues. This program prepares students to teach at the college level.

Contact Information:

Address: 1947 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210

Phone Number: (614) 292-6288

Ohio University Department of Social Work:

This program concentrates on teaching students the importance of applied theory and understanding. Students engage in coursework that teaches them about theories relating to economy, sociology, and diversity. Students engage in issues concerning such topics as poverty, multiculturalism, and diversity. The college offers undergraduate degrees and master degrees for students. The school also offers options for working professionals who may have full-time jobs and families and who are not able to attend school full time.

Master in Social Work:

Students begin with a core education. They learn about key issues in today's social work field. They learn to analyze statistics and empirical evidence. They also learn a broad range of social theories. Students then choose their own specific areas of expertise and engage in fieldwork that allows them the hands-on experience to work in communities and with various community organizations. Students who complete this program find employment in a number of private and non-profit organizations.

Contact Information:

Address: 416 Morton Hall, Athens, OH 45701

Phone Number: (740) 593-1292

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