Brown School > Academics > Master of Social Work > System Dynamics Specialization Brown Page Content 1System Dynamics Specialization This specialization prepares students to apply system dynamics to navigate and solve problems facing organizations and communities.The Brown School is unique in our tradition of engaging communities in St. Louis and around the world in the practice of using system dynamics to pursue community empowerment and mobilization.System dynamics are a cornerstone of rigorous systems thinking. The System Dynamics specialization allows students to bring their interests (e.g., international development, social entrepreneurship, urban education, violence against women, mental health) and learn to apply system dynamics within their practice area. Students learn methods to work with groups of stakeholders to map systems; identify and assess potential leverage points; and develop strategies for designing and evaluating sustainable programs, business models and policies. Our graduates are prepared to tackle dynamic social problems with innovative, design-drive, transdisciplinary solutions. Alumni seek high-impact positions in consulting, government, research, evaluation and the use of systems thinking in clinical and community development practice.