Through our program students are able to address social problems from a broad ecological and strength-based perspective moving between fields of practice, incorporating best practices into their professional repertoire, applying critical thinking skills to the change process, while critiquing themselves and professional approaches via a framework for social justice to address complex problems at all levels of society. Review the degree overview.
At the University of Montana we are committed to excellence, creativity, and innovation in social work education. Today’s graduate-level social worker must be able to work with a diverse clientele and engage in practice at multiple levels, from counseling to community change. Our advanced integrated-practice curriculum embraces the profession’s commitment to value-based social work practice and promotes social and economic justice. Review the program overview.
Our master’s program is ranked No. 3 among the “Top 25 Most Affordable Master’s in Social Work Degree Programs 2014.” Noting a supportive learning environment and dedicated and accomplished faculty, UM’s “graduate degree program has a rich legacy for creating a cutting-edge learning experience that prepares social workers for 21st century challenges with a unique focus on rural social work practice.” Read the complete review.