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  • Launched in 2023, the Master of Social Work (MSW) program at KCW is offered in collaboration with Madras School of Social Work, Chennai. The program emphasizes experiential learning, integrating fieldwork, internships, and block placements in various social work settings. This approach provides students with invaluable hands-on experience and the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world contexts. The program offers specialization tracks in areas such as Community Development, Human Resource Management, and Medical & Psychiatry, allowing students to tailor their education to their interests and career goals. The diverse fieldwork and specialization options equip students with the skills and experience needed for successful careers in social work.

  • Modern Classrooms: Equipped with audiovisual technology to support effective learning.
  • Extensive Library Resources: A library offering a diverse collection of materials to accommodate a wide range of interests and academic pursuits.

  • Curriculum Unique curriculum designed by the academic experts from national and international universities and field practitioners from highly reputed organizations.
  • Field Work Practicum in highly reputed national, international organizations and corotate sectors which enables students to build professional networks establish connections with practitioners and agencies and lay the groundwork for future employment opportunities.
  • Expertise in Academic Research: Specialized in child rights and child protection, life skills, rural development, mental health of children and adolescents, women empowerment, prevention and control of drug abuse, human resource management, labor laws, psychosocial perspectives, counseling, and monitoring and evaluation of developmental projects in corporate sectors.
  • Online Certification
    • Swayam NPTEL
    • ICT Academy
    • Coursera - online learning courses from top universities and industry leaders

    Top Job Roles

    • Graduates from our MSW program are expected to pursue a variety of roles in social work and related fields. Here's a breakdown of the most common roles and their anticipated percentage:
      • Clinical Social Worker: 30%
      • School Social Worker: 20%
      • Child Welfare Specialist: 15%
      • Community Development Worker: 10%
      • Mental Health Counselor: 10%
      • Other roles (Substance Abuse Counselor, Family Therapist, etc.): 15%

    These roles reflect the wide range of applications for social work skills and knowledge.

    Industry Distribution

    • We anticipate that our graduates will find opportunities across various industries. Here's the expected industry distribution for MSW graduates:
      • Healthcare and Mental Health Services: 35%
      • Education and Schools: 25%
      • Government and Public Policy: 15%
      • Non-profits and Community Organizations: 15%
      • Other industries (Correctional Facilities, Private Practice, etc.): 10%

    This distribution indicates the versatility of a social work degree and its broad applications across different sectors.

    Career Progression

    • We expect that many of our MSW graduates will achieve career progression quickly, with approximately 30% reaching senior-level or managerial positions within five years of graduation. This projection suggests strong potential for career advancement in social work roles.

    Average Starting Salary

    • The expected average starting salary for MSW graduates is approximately $50,000 per year, with significant salary growth as they gain experience and pursue specialized certifications or advanced roles.

    Advanced Degrees and Certifications

    • A significant percentage of our graduates are expected to pursue additional certifications or advanced degrees to further their careers in social work. About 20% may earn certifications in areas like Clinical Social Work, Play Therapy, or Substance Abuse Counseling, and 15% could pursue advanced degrees such as a Ph.D. in Social Work or related fields.
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