Social Work


Seattle University offers social justice focused, community-based advanced clinical social work education.

Still accepting applications for 2020!

Program Options

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2-Year MSW

A full-time, cohort-based, social justice-focused MSW program. 

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Advanced Standing MSW

For applicants who have an undergraduate degree in social work or social welfare. 

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Learn about practicum details and requirements for both MSW program options. 

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Learn about sub-specialty choices for both MSW program options. 

MSW Events and Info Sessions

Student Spotlight

Katherine Cole, MSW '19

Student Story

"The MSW program at Seattle University has taught me to be a critical thinker and encouraged me to live a life in which I strive for equity in the face of systemic faults."

Katherine Cole, MSW '19 2019 NASW Outstanding Student Award recipient

Dr. Sinha Presents at SSWR

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The Society for Social Work and Research is dedicated to the advancement of social work research. Dr. Sinha led three presentations at this year's conference.
Jan 27, 2020

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Decolonization and Anti-Racism Reading List

From Verso, a list of books that "challenge the notion of empire and offer a history of anti-colonial, anti-racist struggle." Check out these selections to add to your reading list this year!
Jan 20, 2020

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New Article: Dr. Hye-Kyung Kang

MSW Director and Associate Professor, Hye-Kyung Kang has recently published an article in the Smith College Studies in Social Work Journal entitled: Essential Knowledge for Clinical Social Work Practice: Social Work Faculty Perspectives.
Jan 13, 2020

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Contact Us

  • Hye-Kyung Kang, MSW, PHD

    Chair, Social Work

    Director, Master of Social Work

  • Estella Williamson, DSW, MSW, ACSW

    Field Director and Clinical Professor, Social Work

  • Katie Hoag

    Program Coordinator, Master of Social Work

  • Anna McCain

    Administrative Assistant, Social Work