Honoring the Past and Celebrating the Future: UConn School of Social Work Celebrates 75 Years!

Top 12% best graduate schools for social work in the nation

No. 36 in the U.S. and no. 1 in Connecticut

8,700+ alumni worldwide

Academic Programs

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Our Bachelor of Social Work professional degree program prepares and empowers students to advance human rights and social justice, and to serve individuals, families, groups and communities in need.

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Our Master of Social Work graduates are trained to promote social, racial, and economic justice, and to advocate for improved social policies and services, locally and globally.

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Our doctoral students are welcomed into a supportive community where they are mentored by distinguished faculty and prepared to teach and conduct research to address critical social problems.

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Our Non-Degree program enables you to register for graduate social work courses as a non-matriculated student. A variety of morning, afternoon, and evening classes are available during the fall, spring, and summer.

Non-Degree Info

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Continuing Ed

One of the largest providers of continuing education in the region, we offer social workers and human service professionals the coursework and credits they need to serve clients, agencies, and communities.

Continuing Ed

Innovations Institute

Innovations Institute, at the University of Connecticut's School of Social Work, works in partnership with government agencies, health care providers, youth and their families, and community-based organizations nationwide to improve outcomes for children, youth, young adults, and their families. A University institute of the SSW, Innovations extends the School’s commitment to social, racial, and economic justice and the improvement of human well-being nationwide.

Social Workers change lives!

Realize your dreams, expand your knowledge and develop your social work skills while earning your degree at the UConn School of Social Work.


Ranked no. 36 best graduate school for social work
by U.S. News & World Report.

UConn School of Social Work is among the top 12% of programs nationwide and no. 1 in the state of Connecticut.

SSW Events

  1. May 31 The Intersection of Vicarious Trauma and Social Justice2:00pm
  2. Jun 17 Coming Home: Readjustment Reactions following Military Service and Deployment10:00am
  3. Jun 27 Group Work Then and Now9:30am
  4. Jul 10 Behavioral Addictions: Treatment Strategies for Clinical Practice9:00am
  5. Jul 17 Behavioral Addictions: Treatment Strategies for Clinical Practice9:00am
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