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Master of Social Work
The mission of George Fox University’s School of Social Work Masters Program is to prepare graduates for worldwide leadership and service as social work professionals who integrate the values, knowledge, and skills of social work with the highest competence and ethical integrity within public and private human service organizations, faith communities, and religiously affiliated agencies.
Three themes relevant to the convergence of mission between the university and the MSW program emerge:
The program is designed for students who are committed to social justice and human service in an MSW program that:
The social work program prepares graduates for competent professional practice of social work. The foundation (first year) of masters in social work programs prepares graduates for generalist social work practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
In the second year, we prepare graduates for advanced levels of social work practice in direct practice and community practice. These concentrations are selected for their fit with the program’s assessment of its mission, the needs of its envisioned service area (local, regional, national and/or international), and the interests of prospective students.
The George Fox MSW program has two advanced practice concentrations:
Consistent with the university and program mission, infused into both concentrations will be themes related to:
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Fringe Town
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