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​Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work

The mission of the Barry University Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work is framed by the core values, ethics, and commitments of the social work profession and Barry University mission. Within a culturally diverse framework, the School of Social Work is committed to educating social workers for professional social work practice that is informed by context and characterized by competence, skills of leadership, quality, the quest for social and economic justice in local and global communities and dedication to continuous professional growth and development. 

​Beyond the excellent curriculum and the full engagement of faculty who love to teach, students are immersed in social justice advocacy projects, campaigns that support vulnerable populations, and serve learning activities.

Learn more about our BSW, MSW, and Doctoral programs by
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Licensure and Continuing Professional Development

Barry University's School of Social Work remains committed to our graduate’s personal and professional growth.
Visit our website for licensure information, post-masters continuing education opportunities, and upcoming conferences.

Contact our Graduate Admissions Director:

Alyssa Persaud, MS
Graduate Admissions Director