Social Work Day at the Capitol

One of many events organized by our MSW student association

Clinical Research Projects

A valuable component of your clinical education

Beyond graduation

Our 2000+ MSW alumni form a powerful clinical network

The UST Interprofessional Center (IPC)

One of our exceptional field education sites

Faculty mentors

Our MSW faculty provide real-world clinical expertise

Master of Social Work

Exceptional Preparation for Clinical Practice

For over 25 years, the St. Catherine University - University of St. Thomas MSW program has focused exclusively on preparing graduates to become clinical social workers, the largest group of mental health service providers in the nation. The St. Kate's - St. Thomas MSW is ranked in the top third nationally and is recognized for developing graduates with the skills and competencies to confidently practice with individuals, families and small groups in the myriad settings in which clinical social workers are found.

Clinical social work is a rapidly expanding profession, with many areas of practice expected to grow by almost 20 percent in the next decade. Growing areas of clinical practice include:

•  Aging / Gerontology        •  Child / Family / School
•  Health Care                      •  Immigrant / Refugees
•  Military / Veterans            •  Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Maximize Your Options

Through the development of core competencies in clinical practice, our graduates are prepared to think 
critically and diagnostically, to develop and implement clinical 
interventions, to evaluate relevant client outcomes, and to integrate
 macro social work perspectives in clinical work. Graduates are also prepared to deal with problems including mental illness, developmental disabilities, poverty, discrimination and oppression. All of our graduates are academically on-track toward clinical licensure, maximizing future career opportunities.

So whether you're focused on a specific type of clinical practice or want to explore the many different career options available to clinical social workers, the St. Kate's - St. Thomas MSW faculty has the expertise and commitment to student development to prepare you for success.

Program-at-a-glance»

 

Featured Events

Mar 27 2017
babies

Monday, March 27, 2017
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sharing information about efforts to improve state policies for early childhood, from prenatal care through age 3.

Mar 30 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Dr. Katharine Hill will train students, faculty, and community members to advocate effectively with elected officials and help others make their voices heard

Mar 30 2017
Documentary Film, Without a Home

Thursday, March 30, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Beta Epsilon will screen a portion of the documentary, "Without A Home," followed by a panel discussion led by faculty and representatives from St. Stephens Human Services

Mar 31 2017
Ever want to leave a meeting? Practical skills to promote functional teams

Friday, March 31, 2017
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by the Group Work Institute for ANYONE who wants to lead more effective meetings

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