ranked #10 by U.S. News & World Report out of 262 graduate social work schools (2019)
nationally recognized research centers
pass rate for clinical social work licensing exam
dollars in total research awards (FY18)
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.
- Catherine Medina-Perez (’15)
BRIDGE Program, Master of Social Work
As a Philanthropy Associate at Santander Bank, Catherine Medina-Perez identifies community needs and advocates for economic development.
- Fung-Yan “Perrie” Mo (’16)
Master of Social Work, Charles River Campus
How Fung-Yan “Perrie” Mo overcomes cultural barriers surrounding mental health services in Asian communities
- Christina Bethke (’05, SPH’06)
Master of Social Work & Master of Public Health
Christina Bethke takes on the complex challenges surrounding global health
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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
Associate Professor & Chair of Clinical Practice
Christopher P. Salas-Wright
Judith C. Scott
BU School of Social Work offers a wide selection of academic programs for social work students and professionals.
Choose from four formats, two majors, five specializations, and three dual degree options.
Highly individualized program offering hands-on research, teaching experience, and rigorous coursework.
Professional Education Programs (PEP) offers courses, workshops, and postgraduate certificate programs for the human services field.