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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

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