University of Southern California School of Social Work

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, a school of the University of Southern California, was founded in 1920.[1][2] The school's only location is Los Angeles, California.

According to school officials, the Dworak-Peck School is the largest school for social work in the world, with an approximate enrollment of 3,500. This means roughly 1 of every 20 graduate-level social workers in the country graduated from the school.[3] It also has the oldest MSW and PhD of Social Work programs in the West.[4]

The school was renamed the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work in 2016, after USC alumnus Suzanne Dworak-Peck donated $60 million to the school. It is the largest donation ever to a school of social work.[5][6]

The program was ranked #25 by the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Ranking,[7] and offers a Doctor of Social Work degree, as well as a Master of Social Work degree.[8][9][10]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Our Mission". University of California School of Social Work. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  2. ^ "History". About USC. USC Web Services. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  3. ^ USC's school of social work receives $60 million, the largest donation to a school of its kind
  4. ^ About the School. USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
  5. ^ USC's school of social work receives $60 million, the largest donation to a school of its kind
  6. ^ USC's School of Social Work to be Renamed After Alumna Who Made $60M Donation
  7. ^ "Best Schools for Social Work". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Doctor of Social Work (DSW) | USC's Online MSW". Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  9. ^ "Online Master of Social Work | USC's Online MSW". Retrieved 2018-07-31.
  10. ^ "Best Graduate Schools". U.S. News. Archived from the original on 2017-03-14.
  11. ^ "Laura Chick biography, Inspector General". Archived from the original on 2009-11-25. Retrieved 2009-11-15.