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Master of Social Work

Northwest Nazarene University's Master of Social Work program prepares students for advanced micro and macro practice, professional leadership, and lifelong learning by providing a knowledge-based and value-informed education that emphasizes advanced practice with populations living in rural and small town areas. Course work stresses alleviating injustice, discrimination, and poverty; creating social policies and resources that will help meet basic human needs and enhance the quality of life; and assisting in the creation of accessible, responsible, and accountable human service programs.

MSW Cohort

When looking for a social work program, I wanted an emphasis on diversity, professionalism, high standards of educational learning and catering to the working family. NNU did all of that. The emphasis on culturally competent practice and diversity among the staff and students makes NNU different from other universities.—Kerrie Ann Hull, MSW graduate

  1. Flexibility and Portability

    This program is designed for flexibility with evening and weekend classes, so you don't have to step away from your job or your family.
  2. Learning Community

    You'll move through your studies with a cohort of other adult learners, creating a supportive and interactive learning environment.
  3. Caring, Knowledgable Professors

    Our faculty members bring years of educational and professional experience to the classroom.
  1. Focused Learning

    With classes offered year-round, you can complete your degree at your pace.
  2. Preparation for Success

    With a variety of concentrations available, you can get the training you need for your area of emphasis.
  3. Hands-on Learning

    Experience direct learning opportunities through field experience offered in a variety of settings.

Advance Your Social Work Career


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