One of the largest schools of its kind in the country and ranked 26th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the School of Social Work has a distinguished record of instruction, research, and public service. The school offers undergraduate and graduate professional degree programs; holds classes on three Rutgers campuses, as well as at off-campus locations; and offers extensive nondegree courses for professionals in the field. Stressing the importance of experiential placements in all its educational options, the school affiliates with more than 800 social service agencies throughout the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area for student fieldwork and outreach programs.
January 26, 2015
Weather Emergency - Level 4 Closure Extended
In response to adverse weather conditions, President Barchi has extended the Level 4 - Weather Emergency Closure for the university commencing Monday, January 26 at 4pm and ending Tuesday, January 27 at 5pm. All day and evening classes are cancelled for Tuesday, January 27. Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 28. During the Level 4 - Weather Emergency Closure:
1. Classes are cancelled.
2. Essential Service Employees are directed to remain at work or to report to work as scheduled during the period of this Level 4 Weather Emergency Closure, unless otherwise directed.
3. Non-Essential Employees shall not report for work during the period of a Level 4 Weather Emergency Closure. In addition, we recognize that weather conditions are different in different areas of the state. If employees desire to leave work prior to 4pm on January 26, they must receive approval from their immediate supervisor and charge appropriate accrued and available leave time for any work time missed.
Please refer to the following adverse weather policies for more details related to weather status declarations and procedures:
* Legacy Rutgers Employees: Attendance During Adverse Weather Conditions
- Policy 60.3.16 (http://policies.rutgers.edu/
* Legacy UMDNJ Employees: Inclement Weather and Emergency Curtailment of Operations - Policy 60.9.58 (http://policies.rutgers.edu/
Visit the operating status page for more info.
School of Social Work
At a Glance
Students: 1,640 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 326 (full-time and part-time)
Office of the Dean: 536 George Street, College Avenue Campus, New Brunswick
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Social Work (Awarded through the School of Arts and Sciences)
- Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Awarded through the Graduate School–New Brunswick)
- Doctor of Social Work (D.S.W.)
- In the undergraduate program, students gain an understanding of complex social problems through rigorous academics and real-world experience and are prepared for beginning social work practice.
- The M.S.W. degree program is highly flexible, allowing for full-time, part-time, evening, and weekend attendance to accommodate students of many backgrounds.
- The 100% Online M.S.W. in clinical social work is designed for self-directed students who seek the flexibility and convenience of online learning. The program offers a robust online learning community with close interactions between students and faculty.
- The Blended Online M.S.W. offers students the flexibility and convenience of online learning combined with a traditional “in-person” classroom setting for advanced coursework.
- The school offers a three-year, intensive weekend M.S.W. program that allows social services employees to continue working full time while attending class at an off-campus locations.
- A number of accelerated dual-degree programs are available in conjunction with other schools, including an M.S.W. with a juris doctor or a master of divinity degree.
- The school is home to cutting-edge research centers and institutes, including the Center for Gambling Studies, Center for International Social Work, Center for Leadership and Management, Center on Violence Against Women and Children, and the Institute for Families.
- A broad array of gerontology programs addresses this increasingly vital specialization from many perspectives and academic levels.
- Individual workshops and certificate programs are available in a myriad of relevant areas for practicing professionals who want to stay abreast of developments in the field or to learn additional specialties.