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MSW/Master of Arts in Education

Students from this program earn a Master of Social Work degree from the Brown School and a Master of Arts in Education degree from Department of Education in Washington University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. The program of study requires 96 credit hours, taken over three years.

The MSW/MAEd program prepares graduates for excellence and leadership in schools. The social work training addresses the psycho-social issues facing children and youth, as well as the systems that affect children’s readiness to learn. The education training provides exposure to the social foundations of education, educational psychology, and applied linguistics. MSW/MAEd graduates will fill a significant local and national need for professionals who can address students’ social and emotional needs, as well as their academic achievement. Learn more about the MSW/MAEd joint degree

Application Information

Separate applications are required for both the MSW and MAEd programs and are reviewed independently according to their criteria. Be sure to indicate that you are applying for a joint-degree in the MSW application for admission.

Learn more about the MAEd program and application.

Learn more about the MSW program and application.