GSSWSR's dual degree program is offered in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University's College of Population Health.
Master of Social Service and Master of Public Health (M.S.S./M.P.H.)
越来越多地, the practice of healthcare, especially in serving the neediest populations, depends on community-based multidisciplinary teams of practitioners, 研究人员, and policy makers who are well-grounded in health, 社会, 和法律服务. 作为一个结果, Bryn Mawr College’s 研究生 School of 社会工作 and Social Research (GSSWSR) and Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health (JCPH) are partnering to offer a unique opportunity to complete dual degrees in 社会 work (M.S.S.)和公共卫生(M.P.H.). The Bryn Mawr-Jefferson collaboration acknowledges the long-standing synergy between 社会 work and public health and also recognizes the growing interest among professionals to further their preparation by earning multiple graduate degrees.
海洋之神APP的M.S.S. program is one of the most respected academic 社会 work programs in the U.S. Accredited by the Council on 社会工作 Education’s Commission on 认证, it is fully equivalent to a Master of 社会工作 (M.S.W.). 杰弗逊的米.P.H. program is nationally accredited through the Council of Education for Public Health. This dual degree offering reflects the mission of both institutions to enhance the wellness and quality of life of individuals, 家庭, and their communities through the shared commitment to 社会 justice and human rights.
Those interested in the M.S.S./M.P.H. 双学士学位 must first 应用 and be accepted to Bryn Mawr College GSSWSR. 目前就读米.S.S. 学生 然后 应用 to Jefferson in their first M.S.S. 年2月.1 for Fall entrance the following Fall as well as 应用 for financial aid through Jefferson.
Joint degree 学生 will study at both Bryn Mawr 研究生 School of 社会工作 and Social Research and Jefferson School of Population Health. The completion of the dual degree takes approximately three years for full-time 学生. Student progress follows the following sequence:
- Year One: Complete the first year of the M.S.S. 课程(10单位)
- Year Two: Complete all coursework for the M.P.H. (9月至6月)
- Year Three: Complete the M.S.S. curriculum while preparing and finishing their M.P.H. 顶石项目.
注意:米.S.S. Students take a leave of absence from GSSWSR M.S.S. after their first year to complete their M.P.H. coursework at Jefferson in their second year.
Current full-time 学生 must first discuss their interest in the JCPH M.P.H. program with their faculty advisor and be recommended for eligibility to 应用. Please note that the number of applicants eligible to 应用 is limited; each academic year, JCPH will make available a partial merit scholarship to an eligible GSSWSR student or recent alumnus (has graduated within the past five years from 应用ing) who is accepted into the JCPH M.P.H. program and meets established criteria for this award.
Program Requirements for the GSSWSR 学生 who opt for the M.S.S./M.P.H. 双重学位:
- Completion or satisfactory academic progress toward completion of stipulated coursework for the M.S.S.
- Minimum grade of B or GSSWSR equivalent for all M.S.S. coursework completed at GSSWSR
- Competency in basic statistics, demonstrated by satisfactory completion (grade of B or higher) of undergraduate or graduate coursework in statistics; or passing score on JCPH Basic Statistics Qualifying Test
- Sincere interest and readiness to matriculate into the MPH degree program as demonstrated by personal essay and interview
With advanced study in both 社会 work and public health, professionals who complete the dual degree program acquire expanded knowledge and skills that broaden their appeal and value in the workplace. 研究生s work in managed care organizations and hospitals, local and state health and welfare departments, federal and voluntary health and 社会 service agencies, community based organizations, medical-legal partnerships, and advocacy coalitions.