Degree Programs

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For over 100 years, Fordham’s Graduate School of Social Service has trained social work leaders to effectively advocate for a better tomorrow. Rooted in a bedrock of Jesuit values and unwavering commitment to human rights and social justice, Fordham delivers a rigorous academic journey that equips you to excel across diverse career paths and drive meaningful change in our society.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (B.A.S.W.)

    Our Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (B.A.S.W.) degree combines a world-class Jesuit liberal arts education with the skills and training necessary for a successful career in social work. This holistic education also serves as a fast track into the M.S.W. program, allowing you to complete a master’s in half the time.

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  • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

    Our Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) program offers a flexible and diverse curriculum and field placement opportunities at one of thousands of agencies in the metropolitan area. Ranked in the top 10% of graduate social work programs by U.S. News & World Report, A Fordham M.S.W. represents a rewarding and respected educational experience.

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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.)

    When you earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (Ph.D.) degree from Fordham, you enter the upper echelon of social sciences researchers. Collaborate with our world-renowned faculty, who will empower you to lead as a social work scholar.

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