MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK
Will C. Rainford, LMSW, Ph.D., Director
The Master of Social Work is available in regular (54-credit) and advanced standing (31-credit) programs. The concentration offered is Services to Children and Families
Options are available for full and part-time study. In addition, an online option is available.
Master of Social Work: Regular Standing Program
Master of Social Work: Advanced Standing Program
As the first school of social work in the state of Texas and the winner of the Council on Social Work Education Presidential Award for Excellence in Social Work Eductation, the Worden School of Social Service is eminently qualified to prepare you for advanced social work practice. Through two main goals for the program, we especially emphasize training to prepare social work professionals to effectively serve Hispanic children and families as well as other people of diverse social and economic backgrounds.
Field education is an integral part of the graduate social work program at OLLU. The Worden School has established partnerships with an extensive network of public and private social service agencies to provide students with a wide range of opportunities for internships. Student internships with Spanish-speaking populations and opportunities for paid field education are available.
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