The Science of Social Work & Nursing with Real-World Practice

The Science of Social Work & Nursing with Real-World Practice

Research
Brain Development

Neighborhood conditions are important for brain development

New USC Social Work and Keck School of Medicine study published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests growing up in a disadvantaged neighborhood is related to children's brain structure and neurocognitive performantce.

Why Social Work? Why Now?

There has never been a more important time to become a social worker. Our faculty tell you why.

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Degree Programs

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Social Justice
Racial Justice

Our Commitment to Racial Justice

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is dedicated to eliminating racial injustice and promoting an ongoing process of healing and reconciliation to dismantle racism. 

Read the school's Commitment to Racial Justice Statement.

Academics
Meet The Departments

Meet The Departments

USC MSW students select a department of study to customize their education. Want to learn more about the three choices? Hear from faculty and students representing each department in our recorded webinar series.

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USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a leader in social work and nursing education and research. The school integrates the science of social work with real-world practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities and advance social and economic justice on a local, national and global scale.

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