University of Southern California

With its reputation for educational excellence, cultural diversity and research funding, the University of Southern California’s School of Social Work prepares students for leadership roles in public and private organizations that serve individuals, families and communities in need. A pioneer in innovative programs of interdisciplinary study, the school is the highest-ranked school of social work in Southern California and among the top 10 in the nation.

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University of Southern California


Los Angeles



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The MSW@USC is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and the Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC). Accreditation is a rigorous process that verifies degree programs meet the high standards considered essential to providing a quality social work education and ensuring that every student graduating from a social work program has the same requisite skills and knowledge.

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