Wayne State University

School of Social Work

Social Work


Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.W. - Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School is an integral part of Wayne State University, an urban university in a culturally diverse, industrialized,metropolitan area. The School is committed in its teaching, research, and service activities to addressing theproblems of people living in this environment. Both in class and in the human service organizations, which are thesites for field education (practica), students learn how to provide effective social services and to influence socialpolicies. The School's activities are intended ultimately to alleviate the condition of those affected by poverty, racism, sexism, homophobia, and unemployment and those with emotional disturbances or physical and/or developmental challenges. Students learn methods of intervention with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations. Consistent with its emphasis on serving people in the Detroit metropolitan area, the School shares with the University a commitment to recruiting students of minority ethnic backgrounds.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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