Program Objectives & Outcomes

In the program, you will:

  • Create an individual, fully interdisciplinary program of coursework and scholarship.
  • Benefit from a small-by-design program that facilitates meaningful connections with peers and mentors.
  • Participate in the intellectual exchanges and scholarly collaborations fostered by UB’s many research centers and institutes and community partnerships.
  • Engage with our diverse, dedicated and growing faculty, with particular expertise in trauma, veterans’ issues, aging, social policy, technology in social work, and refugee and immigrant communities.
  • Access diverse research opportunities, facilities and support through the Buffalo Center for Social Research.
  • Receive stable, generous funding through assistantships and scholarship programs.

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