University of Pittsburgh

School of Social Work

Master of Social Work


4200 Fifth Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States


1-412- 624-9300

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MSW is designed to provide students with a professional education that includes breadth and depth of knowledge and skills development. The foundation curriculum provides knowledge, skills development and values that embody the generalist social work perspective. Upon this foundation rests the skills concentration areas of direct practice with individuals, families and groups and community organization and social administration. Each of these skill concentrations provides the in-depth, specialized knowledge and skills that will prepare students for advanced practice. The School also offers joint degree programs combining a Master of Social Work with a Master of Divinity, Juris Doctor (Law), Master of Public Health, Master of Public Administration or Master of Public Affairs.


Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

International Student Requirements:

Verification of English language proficiency is required. For all applicants who are citizens of a country where English is not the official language must submit the results from either the International English Language Tests (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). International applicants must also submit a financial support document such as a bank statement or a letter of financial support from a sponsor.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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