MSW/Master of Arts in Professional Studies

Students in this program earn a Master of Social Work degree from the Brown School and a Master of Arts in Professional Studies degree from Eden Theological Seminary. The program of study requires 90 credit hours, typically taken over three years.

The basic goal of the social work and professional studies dual degree is to prepare students with the combined skills and values in both social work and leadership ministry. The areas for which the dual degree knowledge is most appropriate are in youth ministry, church administration, pastoral care, social justice ministry, health care, lay ministry, therapeutic and counseling services in religious-based settings.

Application Information

New students applying to this dual-degree program must apply to the MSW program through Washington University Graduate Admissions Portal and also submit a separate application for the MAPS program through the Eden Theological Seminary.  

Learn more about the Eden MAPS program and application.

Learn more about the MSW program and application.