At UB, you’ll be immersed in a highly ranked MSW program that will prepare you to create transformational change in clients and delivery systems.
Our curriculum statement articulates our commitment to the promotion of social justice, the protection of human rights, and the necessity of addressing structural oppression and inequities in power and resources.
We offer two MSW programs: Traditional and Advanced Standing.
Both programs incorporate trauma-informed and human rights perspectives and allow you to personalize your advanced-year coursework to focus on the populations and issues you are passionate about.
If your goals include obtaining your clinical social work license (LCSW), you can easily earn the 12 required clinical course credits to work towards that goal through our program.
Your field placement hours are built right into the program requirements and are specialized field training opportunities that allow you to explore the practice areas that interest you.
During the MSW program, you may also choose to apply for one of our enhanced curricular opportunities:
You can also choose to complete coursework requirements to become a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) or get involved in our international opportunities.