GSSWSR Receives Trauma-Informed Curriculum Gift!Transformative Gift Supports Trauma Informed Social Work at the GSSWSRRead More Here!
National Social Work Voter Mobilization CampaignSocial workers nationwide unite to empower voting, political action, community power, and social justice.Social Workers' Important Role in Voting
GSSWSR Unveils New Part-Time ProgramBeginning Fall 2018, we will offer a new part-time program that can be completed with a combination of evening, weekend, and hybrid courses.Learn More
Scholarship and PreparationField EducationField Education provides social work students with hands-on, challenging field placements that put education into practice.Field Placements at GSSWSR: Watch The Video
Learning OpportunitiesCenter for Child and Family WellbeingMission: To foster an interdisciplinary focus on a broad range of issues and challenges faced by today's children and families.Learn More
Welcome to the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research (GSSWSR), located in the Greater Philadelphia area! Like Bryn Mawr College as a whole, the GSSWSR is distinguished by its dedication to fine teaching, attentiveness to individual students, and high academic standards within a liberal arts tradition. Founded in 1915, the GSSWSR has from its inception embraced scholarship, practice, and collaboration within a broad construction of social work and social welfare.
Who Are We?
The GSSWSR prepares students to become effective social work practitioners, advocates for social and economic justice, and leaders in the social work profession. Students learn about work with individuals, families and groups, as well as social work with organizations and communities. Students learn a holistic approach to social work practice with an emphasis on the importance of diversity and inclusion. GSSWSR's accredited program awards a Master of Social Service (M.S.S.) degree, which is equivalent to an M.S.W.
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