ranked #10 by U.S. News & World Report out of 251 graduate social work schools (2018)
nationally recognized research centers
pass rate for clinical social work licensing exam
dollars in total research awards (FY16)
TRANSFORMATIVE SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION
Committed to curriculum innovation and excellence in preparing social justice leaders, BU School of Social Work offers both the MSW and PhD programs.
- Lisa Zerden (PhD’09)
PhD in Social Work
UNC senior associate dean and professor Lisa Zerden builds on BU experience to develop innovative health care program
- Christina Bethke (’05, SPH’06)
Master of Social Work & Master of Public Health
Christina Bethke takes on the complex challenges surrounding global health
- An Do (’18)
Master of Social Work, Online
Portland-based An Do merges macro and clinical interests through Planned Parenthood fellowship
With two nationally recognized research centers, BU School of Social Work experts and scholars are leading cutting-edge research in social work and social justice.
BU School of Social Work faculty are committed to preparing highly skilled professionals through rigorous and robust learning experiences. Get to know our faculty.View All Faculty
Hyeouk Chris Hahm
Luz Marilis López
Daniel P. Miller
Earn your MSW or PhD, choose from five areas of specialization, and hone specific skills through three dual degree options. Get to know BU School of Social Work, explore our programs, and learn more about the admissions process.
Combining rich academic instruction with hands-on field education experiences and pre-professional opportunities.
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