Dual Degrees

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Expand your understanding of the world and enhance your career options.

Enrolling in dual degree programs allows you to take advantage of a top-ranked master’s degree at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, while leveraging other high-caliber graduate programs across the Case Western Reserve University campus.

Combine your social work or nonprofit education with education in another discipline to further enhance your skills and reach your professional goals.


MSSA/MPH: Social Work & Public Health

Prevention, program planning and evaluation leadership in health-related settings. MPH offered via School of Medicine. 

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MSSA/MNO: Social Work & Nonprofit Management

Prepare for top-level management within a clinical or community-based organization. The MNO is offered via the Mandel School.

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MSSA/JD: Social Work & Law

Incorporate legal knowledge in preparation for leadership in the social services or compassionate service as a lawyer. JD offered via School of Law.

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MSSA/MA: Social Work & Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Blends the values of social work with clinical ethics and is ideal for medical social workers. MA offered via School of Medicine.

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MSSA/MBA: Social Work & Business

Prepare for corporate management and human resources. MBA offered via Weatherhead School of Management.

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MNO/JD: Nonprofit Management & Law

Get the tools you need to lead nonprofit organizations that adhere to the highest legal and ethical standards. Alumni with MNO/JD degrees are employed worldwide by leading organizations, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Center for Transgender Equality. Interested students should contact Dr. Robert Fischer.