A Social Work Education for the 21st Century
An MSW with a Difference
Look at the NumbersColumbia School of Social Work offers a wide array of program options, robust student support, diverse practicum placement opportunities, and an extensive alumni network.
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Study with Top ResearchersAt CSSW you will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study with professors whose scientific research is setting the pace for generating new knowledge about social work issues and problems.
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Join a World-Class UniversityAs a student at Columbia University, you will have access to one of the world’s premier universities, to its faculty and resources, and to its power to convene the world’s top minds.
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Engage with AlumniOpportunities abound to connect with our School’s 18,000+ alumni all over the globe, many of whom serve as advisors and practicum supervisors—and are also a source of career guidance counseling, sharing their experiences along with job contacts and leads.
Engage with Leading ThinkersFrom the moment you request information from our School, you will be invited to interface with some of the world’s most innovative thinkers and practitioners, policy makers and thought influencers in the field of social work, via the School’s livestreamed events—an experience that will become your norm once you enroll.