Spring 2024 Application Now Open
Deadline: November 1, 2023
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.
Your MSW, in San Diego
Our transformative MSW program is now available in San Diego. Earn your degree through our flexible hybrid model.
Celebrating the many cultures, rich histories and invaluable contributions of the Latinx American community.
The grant awarded by the State of California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAi) will provide stipend and internship opportunities in substance use disorder treatment, particularly for students from underrepresented communities.
Over the summer, social workers from the Taiwan Fund for Children and Families joined faculty at USC Social Work for a three-week intensive training and cross-cultural exchange.
Through our comprehensive graduate certificate program, students are enhancing their graduate-level training in a wide-range of practice options.
Meet Carolina Peralta Ventura, associate director of practicum education and telebehavioral health operations, who has been a member of our social work family for 11 years.
The school is dedicated to eliminating racial injustice and promoting an ongoing process of healing and reconciliation to dismantle racism.
Monique Bingham, MSW '21, is NASW's 2022 Emerging Social Work Leader. She works as a mental health therapist at the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, which strives to end mass incarceration in California. Her own father was incarcerated when she was a child, and released when she became an adult.
Listen to Monique discuss recidivism as the featured guest on the NASW podcast Social Work Talks.
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.
Ready to chart a new path forward? View steps to apply or start your application to our world class MSW today.