"A healthy discontent keeps us alert to the changing needs of our time."

Frances Perkins

M.S.W. Social Work

Our Master of Social Work (MSW) program will teach you advanced, self-critical, competent, creative, resourceful, and ethical social work practices in a flexible learning environment.

M.P.A. Public Administration

The MPA at Marywood University follows the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)'s guidelines. It bridges between theory and practice while developing research and analytical skills in order for students to become effective administrators.

M.H.S.A. Health Services Administration

A management career in Health Services Administration allows students to gain proficiency in management skills and can improve the delivery of health services in a community. This proficiency contributes to highly successful health care delivery committed to quality. In turn, the consumers benefit from effective and efficient health care services.  Learn how to get your master's degree in 5 years.

M.S. Gerontology

A Master of Science Degree in Gerontology will provide the opportunity for students in fields such as Health Care Administration, Nursing, Social Work, Public Administration, and Counseling/ Psychology to gain knowledge of the needs of the geriatric population and to care properly for the geriatric patients in both social and healthcare environments.

Dual Degree Programs

Get combination degrees in:

  • MSW/ MPA
  • MSW/ MHSA; Physician Assistant/MHSA
  • M.S.W./ M.S. Gerontology