Social Work and Juris Doctor Dual Degree (M.S.W./J.D.)

https://chhs.unh.edu/sw/juris-doctoratemaster-social-work

Social Work and UNH School of Law

The Department of Social Work and the School of Law at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) also offer a dual degree resulting in the JD/M.S.W. In four years, students will be able to complete two graduate degrees, a master in social work (M.S.W.) and a Juris Doctor to prepare them for a career in law and social work. For additional information regarding the social work/law dual degree course requirements, contact Kim Kelsey at kim.kelsey@unh.edu.

Social Work and Law JD/MSW Courses

Please visit this website for JD Course Requirements:  http://law.unh.edu/academics/degrees/juris-doctor-degree

SW 820Social Welfare Policy I3
SW 830Social Work Practice I3
SW 840Implications of Race, Culture, and Oppression for Social Work Practice3
SW 850Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (HBSE I)3
SW 880Field Internship I 13
SW 860Research Methods in Social Work3
SW 831Social Work Practice II: Practice in Small Groups and Community Organizations3
SW 851Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (HBSE II)3
SW 926Social Welfare Policy II3
SW 881Field Internship II 23
SW 930Advanced General Practice III: Clinical Assessment and Intervention3
SW 952Human Behavior and the Social Environment III3
SW 962Data Analysis and Statistics3
SW 982Field Internship III 34
SW 931Advanced Generalist Practice IV: Community and Administrative Practice3
SW 965Program and Practice Evaluation3
SW 983Field Internship IV 44
Capstone:
SW 983Field Internship IV 54
Total Credits57
1

Seminar and concurrent two-day/week internship/academic year

2

Seminar and two-day/week internship continued from SW 880 Field Internship I

3

Seminar and concurrent three-day/week internship/academic year

4

Seminar and three-day/week internship continued from SW 982 Field Internship III

5

In Field IV (SW 983 Field Internship IV), students will complete an assignment that will highlight their ability to demonstrate all 9 social work competencies.