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Social Workers’ Role in Ending the Opioid Epidemic

We are a nation in crisis. And police, insurers, and patients are all looking to social workers for help in curbing the opioid epidemic. An advanced degree in social work, like UNE Online's Master of Social Work, prepares students for 21st-century issues and is a powerful step toward create meaningful change.

To learn more, download our free infographic on The Opioid Crisis in the United States and view an accompanying blog titled "Social Workers’ Role in Ending the Opioid Epidemic". 

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Degree Focus Areas

  • Clinical Practice
  • Community Practice
  • Integrated Clinical/Community Practice

Program Highlights

  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Advanced and Traditional Standing tracks available
  • Complete in as few as 16 months
  • No GRE required
  • Dynamic faculty of practitioners, researchers, & educators

School Mission

  • The mission of the School of Social Work is to provide transformative and collaborative learning that embraces the values of social inclusion and promotes enhanced quality of life for individuals and communities.


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