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Apply for admission to Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service (GSS) and you could become part of a diverse community of people with a singular passion for helping others. In fact, we have been preparing students to promote human rights and social justice since 1916.

Today, Fordham ranks among the top 10% of all graduate schools of social work in the country. One of the largest social work programs in the nation, we offer a flexible experiential environment where you can turn your passion for helping others into professional success.

All our accredited programs—bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral—offer a solid grounding in social work theory with hands-on training in a fieldwork assignment. Whether you want to pursue clinical practice, leadership, research or teaching, Fordham can help you transform your passion into a meaningful career.