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Social Work attracts men and women who want to make a difference in the lives of others and learn the skills to positively impact communities.

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Class Size

75Full-Time9Part-Time

Average GPA

3.29

Average Age

27

Clinical Exam Pass Rate

84%

LMSW Exam Pass Rate

81%

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"My field education gave me the opportunity to apply my academic skills and philosophy in a real world environment while still enjoying the careful guidance of my professors, classmates and field supervisor. I learned to integrate my knowledge and values of community-centered work with the unique perspective of local social work professionals in practice." Timothy van der Veken, MSW '09
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"My experience at Tulane has given me a valuable learning experience both inside and outside of the classroom. The combination of class and field experience has had a profound impact on my success as a professional social worker. Thanks to my classes and field placements at Tulane, I had the knowledge and experience to make a difference in my community." Susan Looney, MSW '13

TSSW News

TSSW Student Mauri Hackett Featured on RenewEveryday.com

DRLA students gain first-hand experience about global humanitarian response

For 14 scholars at the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, this past July was a chance to learn about the humanitarian response to disast

TSSW student earns $10,000 research grant

Roughly one million people in the United States are on disability for mental health reasons, and Tulane Master of Social Work part-time stude

Doing Work that matters

Alumni Spotlight Kathryn Calogrides Coumanis

Alumna helps shape Alabama after founding state’s first women’s shelter in 1979

Wherever there has been a need in her community, alumna Kathryn Calogrides Coumanis (MSW ’70) has stepped in to help fill it.

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Faculty & Staff Spotlight Catherine Burnette

Research addresses violence against indigenous women

For the past seven years, Tulane School of Social Work Assistant Professor Dr.

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