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On the Frontline of Change in Los Angeles
An inclusive, tightly-knit campus set directly within the communities we serve.
In the Sweet Spot Between Scholarship and Community
Learn from nationally recognized expert faculty whose research is embedded and tested within Los Angeles communities.
Investing in Bright Ideas
The solutions of the past cannot solve the challenges of the future. Our flexible MSW program gives students the confidence to break from convention when necessary to better support populations in need.
A Family Culture
The Trojan Family is real. The supportive, hands-on academic environment that students experience remains strong throughout their careers.
DSW graduate John Oberg is a third-generation Trojan who turned to social work to address chronic health care.
From humble beginnings in El Salvador to Los Angeles County leader, DSW graduate Laura Trejo will receive her fourth USC degree in May 2022.
MSW graduate Jennifer Weck named School Social Work Intern of the Year by the San Diego County Department of Education.
The school is dedicated to eliminating racial injustice and promoting an ongoing process of healing and reconciliation to dismantle racism.
Join us on May 5 for Stoicism and Suicide Prevention: How a Stoic Approach Might End Military Suicide. Presented by Professor and Director of Military and Veterans Programs Carl Castro.
Learn about the life and career of the woman affectionately known as the “social worker’s social worker.”
Whether you want to graduate as quickly as possible or study on nights and weekends, we have options that will work around your schedule.
Michael Washington, MSW ’19, is a retired Marine and firefighter. Now, as a social worker and therapist he uses his personal story to help his fellow veterans and first responders address issues of stress, PTSD and suicide. Washington was featured in “Honoring our Kings, Celebrating Black Fatherhood,” a special on OWN hosted by Oprah Winfrey and Sterling K. Brown.
The Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work champions social justice for the well-being of individuals, families, and communities through innovative teaching of evidence-based practice and practice-based skills, pioneering transformative research, and cultivating leadership for social change.
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