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School of Social Work

Making a Difference

A Monmouth education has led our graduates to a variety of fulfilling careers that improves others’ quality of life.

About the School

The School of Social Work is built around the ideals of advancing human rights and social justice. Ranked as one of the top social work programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, the school offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and a graduate Master of Social Work (MSW), both of which are nationally accredited and nationally recognized.

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Community Initiatives

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The Coming Home Project

The Coming Home Project is an effort by the School of Social Work at Monmouth University to recognize and prepare social work students and community practitioners to meet the needs of returning career, reservist, and National Guard military personnel and their families.

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Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program

The School of Social Work is a proud Peace Corps partner school and honored to house the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program. The program allows returning Peace Corps volunteers to pursue subsidized masters and doctoral degrees.

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Monmouth University Community Garden

The Virginia A. Cory Community Garden at Monmouth University is a group of citizens who work together to create a successful garden and improve their community. The garden provides the opportunity for participants to grow their own produce, following organic practices, and donate produce to local organizations for individuals in need.

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LGBT Older Adults Project

The LGBT+ Older Adult Project, an initiative of the School of Social Work, seeks to improve the quality of life of older LGBT+ adults. 

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SRF Suicide Prevention Research and Training Project

The School of Social Work at Monmouth University has created the SRF Suicide Prevention Research and Training Project. Suicide prevention is a critical topic and point of focus with several key populations, including but not limited to youth, veterans, and adults.

Attend a Graduate Information Session

In addition to U.S. News & World Report top social work program recognition, our MSW is one of the few programs in the nation with a Global and Community Practice specialization. Sign up for a Graduate Information Session to learn more about Monmouth. Talk with program directors individually. Learn more about financial aid available to you. See the beautiful campus for yourself.

Upcoming Events

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Feb. 17 | 8 a.m.5 p.m.

Toni Morrison Day

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Robin S. Mama, Ph.D., MSS, LSW

Dean of the School of Social Work;
Professor

School of Social Work

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