The best findings from social work, public health and social policy intersect at the Brown School, creating an innovative academic environment and forging new solutions for social change. You'll find a path that prepares you to address societal challenges in a holistic way.
Our faculty lead 14 research centers that are delving into critical issues facing our society. At the Brown School you'll have the opportunity to work and learn alongside today's pioneering thinkers, bringing evidence-based practice into the forefront of our field.
We know that it takes more than strong academics to make big changes. At the Brown School you'll find a student-centered atmosphere that promotes diversity and collaboration, designed to complement your experiences and help you achieve your goals.
We are committed to using our values, expertise and research to make a maximum impact towards social, economic, health and racial equity — in the St. Louis region, across the nation and throughout the world.
We dig in every day with bright and compassionate minds at Brown School and beyond, to alleviate suffering, inequality and injustice so that all people can live and thrive. Learn with us and make a difference.
The Brown School’s social work and public health paths will help you make your vision a reality.
Brown Page Content 3“While working as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal, I saw firsthand how health intersected with the social and cultural context of my communities. That really inspired me to pursue the dual-degree program at the Brown School.”
Jaime Bodden, MSW/MPH ’12
Director, Shawano-Menominee Counties Health Department
“While working as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal, I saw firsthand how health intersected with the social and cultural context of my communities. That really inspired me to pursue the dual-degree program at the Brown School.”
Every day, we are creating positive change with graduate research, diverse ideas, and dedication to social justice.
The Brown School hosts lectures, conferences, workshops and more with leading experts across a variety of disciplines. Expand your knowledge and create new connections with us.
We have unique resources to help make this world equitable, safe and full of possibility for everyone.