MBAMBA/Master of Social Work

Prepare for corporate management, human resource and social service careers by earning dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Social Work degrees at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management and Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. 

Why Pair Your Master of Social Work with an MBA?

By complementing your Master of  Social Work degree with an MBA, you’ll gain knowledge of advanced social work concepts while developing effective leadership and management skills. As you graduate, you’ll feel confident in leading and administering a variety of organizations, whether corporate or nonprofit.

MSW/MBA at a Glance

total credit hours
credits at each school
university in Ohio (U.S. News & World Report, 2022)
years to earn both degrees
Top 15
Most Innovative MBA Programs (Inc, 2015)
Top U.S. MBA programs (Forbes, 2019)

The Weatherhead Way

At Case Western Reserve, you’ll study at one of the nation’s leading research universities—in one of the country’s most culturally robust neighborhoods. You’ll live and learn in a city known for industry and healthcare innovation, where nearly 40% of Fortune 500 companies are represented. You’ll learn breakthrough business concepts from the people who literally wrote the book on them. 

Plus, you’ll: 

  • Learn more than just the core skills of business management,
  • Discover yourself better as a person and as a leader, and
  • Build the skills you need to reach beyond problem solving to solution innovation. 

Your Classes

In the MBA/MSW program, you’ll take courses in human development, social policy, problem identification, research methods in social work, as well as marketing management, leading people and organizations, statistics and decision modeling, economics and corporate finance, and you’ll have plenty of opportunities for field education. 

Looking for specific information about coursework? See the General Bulletin.

Expansive Options

From internships and field education opportunities to student organizations and an extensive events calendar, earning your degree at Weatherhead means new experiences for you—no matter your areas of interest.

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Your Next Step Starts Now

Ready to design a better world through smart, sustainable business solutions? That’s the Weatherhead way. Get started today.