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Congratulations on taking an important step toward being a leader.

We at the Mandel School are excited to consider you to join our community of Change Agents who imagine and influence the future. 

The Mandel School is home to three nationally-renowned degree programs. 

  • Master of Science in Social Administration, a top-10 graduate-level degree in social work, equivalent to an MSW and recognized as such by the Council on Social Work Education. The social work degree is available in three formats: traditional on-campus, intensive weekend and online. 
  • Master of Nonprofit Organizations, which instills in you the management and leadership skills to effectively lead staff and volunteers, respond to demands for accountability, design innovative and efficient solutions to society’s most pressing issues, and promote social responsibility.
  • PhD in Social Welfare, which offers doctoral students the unrivaled opportunity to engage with world-renowned faculty, cutting-edge research and a creative curriculum—all within a supportive environment committed to student success. 

Master in social work: On-campus 

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Immerse yourself in social work education, surrounded by people who share your commitment to social change. Take full advantage of our renowned research university by combining your social work education with a dual degree in bioethics, business, law, nonprofit management or public health.

  • Complete the program in 2 years of full-time study (1 year for full Advanced Standing students)
  • Courses can be taken full-time or part-time

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Master in social work: Intensive Weekend

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Continue your full-time, social services career while pursuing graduate education in social work, and earn your degree without interrupting your life. You even have the option of using your current place of employment as your field placement site.

  • Complete the program in 3 years (2 years for full Advanced Standing students)
  • Meet in person, on campus, one weekend per month

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Master in social work: Online

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Earn the same nationally acclaimed education as your campus counterparts with no campus visits required to complete your degree, allowing you to earn a top-ranked master’s degree while simultaneously balancing the demands of work and family.

  • Complete the program in 2.5 years of full-time study (2 years for full Advanced Standing students)
  • Courses are 100% online

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Master of Nonprofit Organizations

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Designed to give you the relationship-building and management skills necessary to be an effective leader, while nonprofit-specific business strategies give you the tools to propel the sector forward.

  • Complete the program in as little as 1 year of full-time study
  • Courses can be taken full-time or part-time

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PhD in Social Welfare

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Mandel School doctoral students enjoy the unrivaled opportunity to engage with world-renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, and a creative curriculum in full-time and part-time formats—all within a supportive environment committed to student success.

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