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The mission of the Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work congruent with the University's mission is to prepare social work professionals, practitioners and leaders with knowledge, skills and abilities to address culturally diverse human and social issues locally, nationally and globally.

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Best Social Work Programs

Ranked in 2018 | Best Social Work Programs Rankings Methodology

In an advanced social work curriculum, students will take courses in social welfare policy, human behavior and ethics, balanced with hands-on experience in clinical settings. These are the top social work programs. Each school's score reflects its average rating on a scale from 1 (marginal) to 5 (outstanding), based on a survey of academics at peer institutions.

The Whitney M. Young, Jr., School of Social Work, ranked number 88 out of 220 moving the program within the top 100 programs in the nation.

https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-health-schools/clark-atlanta-university-138947 

 


 

 

Dean’s Fellows Award for Graduate Students

Scholarship Description:

The Whitney M. Young Jr., School of Social Work awards merit-based scholarships in recognition of social work graduate students with exceptional academic records. We expect Dean’s Fellows to participate in enrichment activities throughout the academic year. Scholarships may be up to $10,000 per academic year.

Requirements:

  • New and returning students in the MSW/PhD programs.
  • Strong academic record with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Completed essay submitted by the deadline.
    • Essay Question: How will a doctorate degree in social work enhance my scholarship to impact social and economic justice? Maximum 500 words.
  • Submit applications to socialwork@cau.edu

Questions should be directed to program directors:

***DEADLINE is May 1

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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