Why Pursue a Master of Social Work (MSW) at UAlbany

UAlbany’s Master of Social Work (MSW) program offers a unique blend of academic rigor and hands-on experience. The diverse field placements provide an opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world situations, fostering a deeper understanding of social work practice.

What particularly resonates with me is the program’s commitment to social justice. This aligns with my personal belief that positive change in society requires addressing systemic issues. UAlbany’s emphasis on this aspect ensures that I not only gain the necessary skills but also contribute meaningfully to creating a more just and equitable world through my work.

Additionally, the supportive and inclusive community at UAlbany creates an environment where students are encouraged to explore their strengths and passions. This, coupled with experienced faculty and a network of professionals, forms a foundation for personal and professional growth.

In essence, pursuing an MSW at UAlbany isn’t just about acquiring a degree; it’s a holistic journey that resonates with my values, providing the tools and environment needed to make a genuine impact in the field of social work.

By Maimouna Camara
Maimouna Camara