School of Social Work

Strengthening Diverse Communities

School of Social Work
601 Howard Place, NW
Washington, DC 20059

Main: 202-806-7300

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Save The Date for the Social Work Education and Social Development Conference on April 4-7, 2024

The 2024 Joint Conference on Social Work Education and Social Development will be taking place in Panama City, Panama. If you would like to register, please use the link below. 


Featured Programs

MSW / MBA in Social Work

The dual MSW/MBA program emphasizes multidimensional skills and competencies from the fields of business and social work. The program is designed for a limited number of mature students with some supervisory and/or administrative experience. Field internships are arranged in management , policy research and development, in such sites as social welfare organizations, hospitals philantrhopic foundations, and government.


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MSW / MDiv in Social Work

The mission of the MSW/MDiv Dual Degree Program is to provide an integrated course of study that prepares graduates for fath-based ministry, enhances students' indentiy and role in both social work and divinity and provides a convergences of conceptual frameworks from the bio-psycho-social-spiritual perspective at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels of social and spiritual assessment and intervention.


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Social Work

The mission of Howard University School of Social Work is to prepare MSW graduates for advanced professional practice at local, national and international levels for the solution of human problems and to become leaders in their communities: and to...


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MSW / MPH In Social Work

The purpose of the HUSSW Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education dual degree program is to increase the educational opportunities for social work students to develop an understanding and knowledge of the intersection of social work and public health principles and models.


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Online MSW

Howard University’s Masters of Social Work Program and its Online MSW program are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation. Think our Online MSW program may be right for you?

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The State of Black Men in America

MSW alumnus Kevin Thomas led a panel of distinguished male figures in the Black community for an essential discussion on "The State of Black Men in America." The panel also featured Dr. Robert Cosby, Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of Administration at the Howard University School of Social Work and Director of the Multidisciplinary Gerontology Center at Howard University.


Jasmine Garnes

MSW Social Work Method of Concentration: Direct Practice

“Howard University's School of Social Work contributed to my growth as an individual and as a professional transitioning into a field that can be challenging, yet rewarding. The School of Social Work program helped shape me into the Social Worker I am today...”