University of California, Berkeley - School of Social Welfare
The UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare is one of the oldest and most prestigious social work graduates programs in the nation. Located within the world's leading public university, the School is creating a new generation of social workers, scholars, advocates and policy-makers dedicated to serving the most vulnerable members of society. Known for combining academic rigor with outstanding practice, the School of Social Welfare offers MSW and PhD programs, as well as an undergraduate major.
Since 1944, the School has prepared over 11,000 social work professionals for leadership positions in the public and nonprofit human service sector. These caring and committed individuals work tirelessly to meet the growing needs of low-income families, seniors, foster-care youth, the homeless, the mentally ill, veterans, the disabled, school children, patients in hospitals, victims of domestic violence, ex-offenders, recovering addicts, immigrants and refugees.