Brown Page Content 1MSW/Master of Business AdministrationStudents from this program earn a Master of Social Work degree from the Brown School and a Master of Business Administration degree from Olin Business School. The program of study requires 99 credit hours, taken over three years.The program’s basic goal is to prepare students for advanced social work practice with specialized business management skills and knowledge—including functional areas such as accounting, marketing, finance, and operations management. The areas for which this joint degree preparation is most valuable are administration of social services and human resource management.Application InformationSeparate applications are required for both the MSW and MBA 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 MBA program and application. Learn more about the MSW program and application.