Concentrations

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In your second year of the Master of Social Work program, you will select a focused area of study. This allows you to expand your knowledge and expertise in a specialized field, and helps determine the field education placement you will participate in.

The MSW@USC offers a depth of concentration options including:

Mental Health
Families and Children
Community Organization, Planning and Administration (COPA)
Health
Social Work and Business in a Global Society

Gaining in-depth training in one of these areas will help prepare you to hit the ground running post-graduation as you enter a social work career in your chosen field.

Additionally, any of these areas can be complemented with further coursework in the Military Social Work sub-concentration.

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