Prospective Students

UConn School of Social Work is the no. 1 top-ranked graduate social work program in Connecticut and no. 36 nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report. It ranks in the top 12 percent of graduate programs in the U.S.

Social workers change lives. Whether you are an undergraduate, a graduating college senior, a longtime social service worker, someone considering a career change or an MSW graduate interested in a doctoral degree, the UConn School of Social Work has something extraordinary to offer you. Realize your dreams, expand your knowledge and develop your skills and your vision of a more just world through our BSW Program, MSW ProgramPhD Program, or Continuing Education offerings. These programs support our central mission – the promotion of social and economic justice; and the improvement of human well-being at home and across the globe – through scholarship and practice. Read more from Dean Nina Rovinelli Heller.

Learn about the academics and admissions process for our programs by visiting the pages linked below.

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Explore Our Programs

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Bachelor of Social Work

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Master of Social Work

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Ph.D. in Social Work

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International Student Information

International Students

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Non-Degree Program

Non-Degree Program

Centers, Institutes, and Projects

Centers, Institutes, Projects
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