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Degree Programs

Welcome to the Graduate School of Social Work

and welcome to making a positive impact in your community!

Top 10% – that’s where the Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) at the University of Denver is ranked among all social work schools in the nation. We’ve achieved that ranking by rising to the challenge and matching our students’ passion for social justice. A Master of Social Work (MSW) can provide you with the skills necessary to create social change.

We foster social responsibility regarding social and economic justice, quality of life and multicultural communities, based on equality for all people.

Master's Program
Our Master of Social Work (MSW) degree will empower you to be a champion for social change in your community. After completing our Colorado social work program, you can pursue a purposeful career working with individuals, families and communities.

Program Locations
If campus life is for you, the MSW program is available at three Colorado locations:
• Denver – Denver MSW Program
• Durango – Four Corners MSW Program
• Glenwood Springs – Western Colorado MSW Program

Or you can pursue a high-quality MSW from anywhere in the U.S. with [email protected], our online MSW Program.

Doctoral Program
Professionals who already hold a master's degree should consider our Ph.D. Program in Social Work. The skills you learn here can prepare you for a role in research, education or policy.

You've seen a need for change in the world. Be that change. Pursue your passion and earn your degree at the University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work.

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