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Fall 2023 Priority Deadline: January 23
Summer 2023 Deadlines:
Advanced Standing - February 1, Part-Time/Flex - February 15

Skill Development

The department’s course work, tracks and hands-on field education training, equip students with a variety of skills.

SCI students will develop skills including:

  • Asset Mapping
  • Capacity Development
  • Coaching
  • Coalition Building
  • Community & Organizational Needs Assessment
  • Community Building
  • Community Mobilizing
  • Consultation
  • Counseling to Support Work Productivity (EAPs)
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing/Development
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Development
  • Policy Analysis
  • Program Development
  • Program Evaluation
  • Program Implementation
  • Program Monitoring
  • Program Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Resource Development
  • Staff Development
  • Strategic Planning Training

Skill Development in Social Change and Innovation
Renee Smith-Maddox, clinical associate professor at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, talks about the skills that students will develop with the pursue their MSW in the Social Change and Innovation department.

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