dcsimg

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

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

University of South Dakota School of Social Work

This school is located in Vermillion, South Dakota. It is currently the only school in the state of South Dakota that offers an advanced graduate degree in social work. The school offers a number of concentrations and options for students from both undergraduate and graduate degree track. The school does not offer a PhD in social work, though it does offer a master degree in social work. This school has an excellent reputation for being able to place students in a number of different organizations and institutions for fieldwork. The school also has a great reputation for being able to place students who have graduated from the school in a number of great, meaningful jobs where they are able to make a difference. One of the key components of this school is its relationship with the community. When it comes to schools that have strong, meaningful ties with local organizations, this school is at the top of the list. The school also has a number of dedicated experienced faculty members who have been in the social work profession for years and work closely with students.

Master Degree in Social Work

This degree is for students who would like to pursue degrees in social work. The program begins with a core education. This means that students take classes in courses that teach current issues and problems facing those in the social work profession. Students learn about community and family building techniques and methods. They focus on discovering and solving problems of social injustice and economic inequality. There are two basic tracks for those pursing master degrees in social work. One track is to become involved in clinical social work. This track is for students who want to work with people on a one-on-one basis. This allows students to get involved in the community on a social level. The other track is the micro approach to social work. These students are concerned with the big picture. They study policy and law. These students look at larger trends of neighborhood and community development. This track requires much research and the practical application happens at the policy level. Students from both tracks study the core classes. They learn the most current research methods. They learn to read and analyze social data. They also study policy. Students choose their areas of concentration and work closely with faculty advisors who guide the students toward completion of the projects. Students perform field work. This is the experiential facet of the social work education. Students learn to apply theories and ideas attained in the classroom to the real world context. After completing the program, students are placed in a number of different positions in a number of different fields. Students work for community organizations, government agencies, and private organizations.

Contact Information:

Address: 414 E Clark St., Vermillion SD 57069

Phone Number: 1 (877) 269-6837

Schools
This list may contain out-of-state and online schools that accept students from South Dakota
Refine School Matches
Hide filters
  • SUBJECT Clear All

  • DEGREE

    See More

  • PROGRAM TYPE

  • START TIME

    LOCATION
    Please enter valid US or Canada Zip.
            Results open in new window

            Searching Searching ...

            Matching School Ads
            Master of Social Work - Addictions
            • The Master of Social Work (MSW) program offers four concentrations: Advanced Clinical Practice, Military Social Work, Social Work in Healthcare, and Social Work with Children and Families.
            • Three degree completion options are available: Standard, Accelerated, and the Advanced Standing option for students with a BSW from a CSWE-accredited program.
            • The MSW coursework is offered online, with two in-person Social Work Skills Labs to prepare for real world application and state licensure.
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Master of Social Work (MSW)
            MSW@Denver , Online

            MSW@Denver is an online Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW). With a focus on social justice and a concentration in Mental Health and Trauma, MSW@Denver is designed to prepare you to make an impact working with individuals, families, groups and communities. GSSW faculty will teach you actionable skills so you can create change in your community. The program includes live, online classes and internships in your community.

            • Online Courses
            Master of Social Work - Macro

            Why is Boston University ranked #39 in national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2017? And what is the catalyst that prompts 33,106 students to call BU their home every semester? It's in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it. Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of America's largest and most respected private research universities. It offers a unique combination of academic excellence and social relevance for its more than 33,000 students from 135 different countries. 

            • Online Courses
            Master of Social Work
            • The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work offers a CSWE-accredited online Master's in Social Work. The GRE is not required to apply to the MSW@USC program. Complete in as little as 1 year with a BSW.
            • Earn a Master of Social Work online from top-ranked USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
            • The CSWE-accredited program features live, online classes and hands-on field experiences near your community.
            • Bachelor's degree is required to apply
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            Masters of Social Work

            Why Choose Widener University?

            At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

            • Online Courses
            Master of Social Work - Community Specialization
            • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
            • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
            • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
            • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
            • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
            Show more [+]
            • Online Courses
            Master of Social Work

            Winthrop University is a public, comprehensive university located just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, with a rich tradition spanning more than 130 years.

            • Online Courses
            Master of Social Work (MSW) Degree

            Our Lady of the Lake University is a private, Catholic university with a deep connection to the history and community of San Antonio. Founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, we have developed a reputation for our personal teaching style. Since 2011, OLLU has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. We are a university that helps students develop their full potential in an environment that's encouraging and stimulating.

            Our online degree programs prepare professionals to provide leadership and make scholarly contributions to the advancement of knowledge in their fields, apply the most current information and technology to decision making and problem solving, work collaboratively, productively and ethically in culturally diverse settings, and contribute to the mission of the University by serving the needs of their communities.


            • Online Courses
            M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Childhood and Adolescence Disorders
            • Continue your pursuit of knowledge with a master's degree in psychology online with GCU.
            • Explore human behavior and the development of critical thinking and leadership.
            • Areas of focus include: forensic psychology, geropsychology, health psychology, life coaching and industrial & organizational psychology.
            • Pursue a next-generation education with an online program or join Grand Canyon University's vibrant and growing campus community in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona.
            • Pursue a career in counseling, behavioral health, mental health, social services, education and more.
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Flexible Scheduling
            • Accelerated Programs
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits
            MA Human Services: Military Resilience
            • Liberty University's online programs ranked in the top 5 of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility*
            • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level**
            • No standardized testing if you meet admission requirements
            • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program
            • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned
            Show more [+]
            • Accredited
            • Online Courses
            • Financial Aid
            • Transferable Credits