Concurrent Degree Option: Public Health and Social Work M.P.H./M.S.W.
SOCIAL WORK AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) /Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Refer to individual Majors for deadlines
Minimum Total Hours:
Social Work - 35 (for advanced standing)
Public Health – 42
CIP Code: Social Work: 44.0701
Public Health: 51.2201
Dept Codes: SOK, DEA
Major/College Codes: SOK BC / MPH PH
Maternal and Child Health
Behavioral and Community Sciences
School of Social Work and the College of Public Health offer a concurrent degree option with M.P.H. concentrations in either Maternal and Child Health or Behavioral Health.
For social work students seeking the concurrent -degree, expanded study in public
health encourages a well-balanced macro-micro orientation to clinical practice. Such
expansion can provide the social work student with specific skills that
result in comprehensive and effective client interventions in healthcare settings. The fundamental methodological tools of public health, such as biostatistics, epidemiology, and health management and evaluation, further assist the social worker
in targeting the needs of individuals and communities. The MSW/MPH concurrent -degree option is a two to three year fulltime course of study.
Students may apply either simultaneously for the Concurrent Master's Degree Students (indicating this intention on their application forms) or may add Social Work after admission to the Public Health Major, or add Public Health after admission to the Social Work Major. Applications for the Concurrent Master's Degree may be obtained from the Admissions Office at the School of Social Work or at the College of Public Health. The application should be signed by the Chair of the Social Work Graduate office and then returned the College of Public Health. Admissions are conducted independently and admission to one major in no way guarantees admission in a different major.
Refer to the requirements for each major.
Manisha Joshi, Faculty Advisor for MSW/MPH Program
Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Send email