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Each person considering earning an advanced degree has their own motivations: promotions, higher salaries, expanding their skills and knowledge and gaining respect and credibility in the office. Even if their reasons for pursuing a master’s degree differ, each potential candidate likely shares the...

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Why Do These Letters Matter?

Letters of recommendation are a vital part of your graduate school application. While things like your test scores, transcripts and personal statement are extremely important aspects of your application, excellent letters of recommendation can help to make up for pot...

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If you are drawn to the field of social work and desire to make meaningful, life-changing connections with others, consider a career in micro-level social work. A micro-level social worker can provide skillful guidance and personalized care that can alter the course of someone's life for the bette...

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Mary White

Social work internships—also known as field placements and fieldwork—are an integral part of an aspiring social worker’s education.

As the associate director of field education for the Online MSW at Yeshiva University, Mary White makes a career out of helping students find the right career path...

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The reasons why social work is needed vary depending on who you ask. The real value of social work is grounded in the field's simultaneous commitment to improving individual well-being and addressing the broader social justice issues that impact the individual. In fact, social work's code of ethic...

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When discussing social work, the topic of salaries isn't usually the first thing mentioned, so you may be wondering what a Master of Social Work (MSW) salary looks like. We believe honesty is the best policy, so we're going to lead with it. If your goal is to become the next Bill Gates or to thoro...

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Technology has infiltrated our lives in ways we sometimes don’t even realize, so how have social work and technology combined in this modern era, and have we even noticed? With 90 percent of all U.S. adults using the internet1, people are connecting with each other online through sites and socia...

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It may seem odd to position this topic as human services vs social work, especially since the two careers have a great deal in common on the surface level. Social work and human services are both broadly focused on helping individuals, groups and communities to improve their lives, solve problems...

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Yeshiva Why Accreditation Matters

If you’ve been browsing Master of Social Work (MSW) programs, you may have seen that some of them are “CSWE accredited”, while others are not. But what does CSWE mean, and why does it matter? CSWE stands for the Council on Social Work Education, and this nonprofit organization is recognized by the...

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Yeshiva Whats an MSW

Acronyms like “MBA” are generally universally recognized and come with a certain amount of prestige, but what is an MSW and what does it stand for?

MSW stands for Master of Social Work. Like many other graduate degree programs, an MSW aims to give you the skills and knowledge needed for career...

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