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Located in Wisconsin’s largest city, the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare provides an unmatched environment for students to study social work and criminal justice. Students at all levels choose from a range of opportunities to gain practical experience in social, health, educational, or criminal justice agencies.

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMS

The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare offers the following degrees and certificates.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Traditional program and evening program available.

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Bachelor of Science in Social Work

Traditional program offered.

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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Program offered during late afternoon and evening hours.

Students can select one of the following concentrations:

  • Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • Administration

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Master's in Social Work

All students select one of the following concentrations:

  • Behavioral and Physical Health
  • Gerontology
  • Family and Child Welfare

All students select one of the following methods in which to specialize:

  • Direct Practice
  • Macro Practice
  • Double Methods

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Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work

The program emphasizes the following three areas of specialization:

  • Addiction and Behavioral Health
  • Applied Gerontology
  • Family and Child Welfare

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Certificates

Eligible students at all levels may pursue the following certificate programs:

Graduate students in social work may pursue the following certificate programs: