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MSW Program Student Handbook 2014-2015

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MSW Program

Program Overview

Welcome to the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at the University of Georgia. Students leave our program as competent and creative social workers ready for advanced practice. The MSW program at Georgia is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The U.S. News & World Report ranks our program in the top 50 percent of social work graduate programs nationwide.

We invite motivated and dedicated students who want to work for positive social change to apply to our program.

If you are accepted into the MSW program at UGA, you’ll choose from two concentration areas:

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If you have questions about the MSW program, contact Emma Mattox, the advisor for the MSW program, at or at (706) 542-5422. 

If you have admissions questions, contact the admission's office at (706) 542-5421 or e-mail MSW admissions coordinator, Dr. Leon Banks, at Plan to attend an information session or come see us. The University of Georgia School of Social Work is a great combination of academic excellence and commitment to social justice within a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.