Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.
Social work programs concentrate on teaching students how to help others in need through community programs, counseling sessions, and support groups. Social workers may spend their time helping families escape the cycle of poverty, supporting individuals as they free themselves of addiction, or counseling people who suffer from mental illness.
Some of the best universities in Latin America are based in Brazil, a country that has more than 2,000 higher education institutions. Universities in Brazil can be divided up into the following classifications: Federal government managed universities; state government controlled universities; municipal government managed universities and private universities.
Top Master Programs in Social Work in Brazil 2017
This course sensu post-graduation, "Management of Social Assistance Policy in YOUR Context", stands out precisely in the context of the implementation challenges of a new paradigm of the management of social assistance, as well, its programs, projects, services and benefits, and is proposed in order to contribute with managers and technicians by developing knowledge and the development of specific technical skills in concern to public policy screen. [+]
This is the first course of postgraduate in Brazil dedicated to the theme. Social Business, according to several analysts, present great opportunities and a lack of qualified professionals. [+]