University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Graduate School
Social Work PhD
Social Work PhD
The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare (HBSSW) offers a program of graduate studies in social work. As a department in an urban research university, the mission of the Department of Social Work is to promote positive change through social work research, scholarship, education, and community partnerships. The Department promotes the values of the social work profession through a commitment to social justice and diversity, a dedication to public service, and an emphasis on individual and community well-being. The goal of the MSW program is to prepare graduates with specialized knowledge and skills for advanced practice and leadership with diverse populations and communities.
In furtherance of its mission, the goals of the Social Work Department are:
To educate students to become highly skilled, culturally competent, and ethical social workers and to provide leadership for the practice of social justice.
To create and disseminate knowledge leading to social work and inter-disciplinary innovations.
To engage in research and apply results that inform social work policy, practice, advocacy, education, and future research.
To collaborate with community partners in promoting evidence-informed practice, educational and research partnerships, and social and economic justice.
HBSSW offers students access to the University computer system, special interview training rooms, and specialized audiovisual materials.
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