Masters of Social Work (M.S.W.) is a two-year postgraduate program which is related to the study of essential humanitarian efforts in a society. The primary focus of the course is on the marginalized and weaker sections of the society who are often suppressed and neglected.The course imparts students knowledge and training related to the upliftment of the marginalized in areas such as education, sanitation, and their welfare. MSW program mainly consists of Foundation Courses, Core Courses and Disciplinary Courses taught in a period of four semesters.The program offers specialisation in the four main areas such as Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Family and Child Welfare, Psychiatric Social Work and Community Development. Social workers work with one agenda in the society; that is to bring a change.
|Post graduation||Graduation(any stream)||Two years|
Some universities have their own entrance exams.
INR Ten thousand to Fifty thousand per annum
The following are the opportunities available for MSW in various fields::
Welfare Officer: A welfare officer is a fundraiser for a university, college or private organisation. He/she also works for the welfare of Child/Youth/Women/Labour, etc.
Social Scientist: A social scientist is responsible for creating a relationship between society and human behavior.
Medical Social Worker: A medical social worker provides the necessary psychosocial support to help patients deal with terminal illnesses or conditions.
Community Development Officer: The role of a community development officer is linked to urban planning, housing needs and evaluation of revival projects within a city or community.
Probation Officer: The role of a probation officer is to arrange rehabilitation services, supervise the criminals and arrange job training.
Rural Development Officer: The rural development officer is responsible for promoting integrated rural development and social upliftment with the aim of improving the standard of living of agricultural workers.
Master in Social Work in Human Resource
Master in Social Work in Child Protection
Master in Social Work in Counseling
Master in Social Work in Disaster Management
Master in Social Work in Social Development
Master in social work in Correctional social work
Master in Social Work in Clinical and Community Practice
Parul University,Vadodara (https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in)
Maharaja Sayyajiroa University, Vadodara (https://www.msubaroda.ac.in)
Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (http://www.vnsgu.ac.in)
Navrachna University, Vadodara (https://nuv.ac.in)
Sardar Patel University, Anand (http://www.spuvvn.edu)
Tata Institute of Social Science (https://www.tiss.edu/view/14/mumbai-campus/school-of-social-work)
Nirmala Niketan College of Social Work (https://cswnn.edu.in)
Tilak Maharashtra Vidhyapeeth, Pune (http://www.tmv.edu.in/DeptSocialWork/frmSocialWorkHome.aspx)
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad (http://www.bamu.ac.in/dept-of-social-work-edu/CoursesPrograms/MasterofSocialWork.aspx)
Christ University, Banglore (https://christuniversity.in)
Tata Institute of Social Science (https://www.tiss.edu)
Maharaja Sayyajiroa University, Vadodara (https://www.msubaroda.ac.in/)
Parul University,Vadodara (https://www.paruluniversity.ac.in/faculty/faculty-of-social-work)
Aligarh Muslim University (https://www.amu.ac.in/department/social-work)
All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges/universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.