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Social Work Administration Advanced Certificate


(SIMS Code: 558220)

Offered by the School of Social Work, the Advanced Certificate in Social Work Administration provides the following objectives:

  • Enhance the skills and career prospects for students with a Master of Social Work degree who have moved into, or are interested in moving into, administrative positions in human service organizations;
  • Enhance the talent pools for human service organizations that prefer managers and leaders with knowledge and skills in administrative practice and a strong grounding in clinical or direct practice service delivery;
  • Contribute to increasing effectiveness of human service organizations in both client outcomes and management capacity.

Applicants to this program must possess a Master of Social Work in Clinical or Direct Practice. Applicants with other master’s degrees in human services field may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Up to 12 units of completed certificate courses with a grade of B or better may be applicable to the Master of Social Work degree with the approval of the graduate adviser.

For further information, contact the program adviser, Dr. Thomas R. Packard, School of Social Work, tpackard@sdsu.edu or 619-594-6865.