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

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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Sub-Specialization Options

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

MSW Events and Info Sessions

Student Spotlight

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

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

Calling All Social Work Professionals!

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Are you interested in becoming an educator of social work practice? Be a Practicum Instructor!
Jul 6, 2020

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Two Pandemics

"We are in the middle of two pandemics that disproportionately affect communities of color. COVID-19 has claimed more than 100,000 American lives, and unequal access to quality medical care has contributed to the incredibly disproportionate impact of COVID-19 among traditionally underserved Black and Brown populations. The other pandemic—institutional racism—has been responsible, in one way or another, for untold fatalities for more than 400 years."
Jun 29, 2020

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Three Social Work Faculty Awarded Grant

Congratulations to Social Work faculty Hye-Kyung Kang, MSW, PhD; Anne Farina, MSW, PhD; and Aakanksha Sinha, MSW, PhD for their 2020 Katherine A. Kendall Institute for International Social Work Grant.
Jun 22, 2020

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