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Curricular Areas

Rutgers DSW students will recieve hands-on teacher training from Rutgers School of Social Work faculty and regional and national practitioners. The Rutgers DSW curriculum is designed to help students:

  • Recognize the links among theory, research, practice, and policy
  • Engage in critical thinking and analysis
  • Directly apply scholarly knowledge to various clinical practice contexts
  • Tolerate uncertainty and ambiguity and view these elements as part of the process of knowledge development
  • Be socialized to scholarly processes and practices
  • Develop clinical expertise with a particular population or in an substantive area

PDF iconRutgers DSW Program sample curriculum*
*Please note the following is an example only. Courses are subject to change. 


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