Specializations 

Certificates

Graduate Specialization in Children & Youth Services

This specialization is available only to currently enrolled MSW students. Social work practice with children and youth is among the largest of the professional fields of social work. Children are an especially vulnerable population, and their well-being and protection are among the highest social priorities.

Certificates

Graduate Specialization in Gerontology

This specialization is available only to currently enrolled MSW students. The National Institute on Aging estimates the need for 70,000 social workers in older adult services by 2020. Given these statistics, social work professionals require current knowledge about a broad range of fundamental issues that encompass the older adult experience.

Certificates

Community Engagement Certificate

The certificate in community engagement provides additional training in working with community organizations. The program emphasizes understanding how community and social organizations operate, are administered, and how they can thrive.