University of South Florida
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Ph.D.-Social Work, M.S.W.-Social Work
The MSW program is a specialized course of study designed to prepare graduates for clinical practice with individuals, families and groups in agency or organization-based community practice settings. The program is designed to produce graduates who exhibit professional standards, values, and ethics in the practice of social work; who demonstrate a respect for human beings and a commitment to the capacity for growth and change in people; and who demonstrate the application of professional social work principles through professional discipline and self-awareness in the service of all clients. Graduates will be able to engage in a range of practice methodologies appropriate for treatment of individual and family problems and in work with groups.
The doctoral program is designed to prepare graduates for academic and research careers, provide leadership in research and education committed to excellence in social work clinical practice, and provide leadership in the development of clinical services for diverse, vulnerable, and underserved populations.
Accredited by the Council On Social Work Education
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 40,000+