Master of Social Work - Community and Social Development Concentration Program By University of Kentucky |Top Universities

Master of Social Work - Community and Social Development Concentration

Master of Social Work - Community and Social Development Concentration

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky, Lexington, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
The College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky offers an innovative and exciting MSW Curriculum based on ethical imperatives, research to practice and sound assessments and interventions. Its aim is to equip MSW graduates for the tasks and responsibilities they will encounter in professional Social Work Practice. The MSW program is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) and has been since 1970. CSD Advanced Research builds on the introductory research class and focuses on research methodology and design with an emphasis of developing skills that will allow students to work with multifaceted research teams in diverse settings. Specific attention is paid to the application of program evaluation models in conducting agency evaluations. Advanced Social Welfare Policy and Analysis is designed to prepare students to engage in the policymaking processes that impact and are impacted by the community’s service delivery system. Examines controversial policy issues within the child welfare, school social work, aging, and community development policy. CSD Field Practicum prepares students to engage in macro practice as social workers at the advanced level in public and private settings. Students work in community-based agencies and perform a variety of tasks including assessment, resource and program development, engaging and working with community partners on service delivery, agency policy analysis, and program evaluation.