Part time Master's Degree in Social Work in Puerto Rico

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Social Work

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.

A Master's degree in Social Work is concerned with the improvement of the quality of life of a certain individual or communities. Students will combine research, crisis intervention, community organization and strategy to be able to attain results.

There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.

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Master in Social Work - Clinical Social Work or Administration

Universidad del Este (UNE)
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment Puerto Rico Carolina Cabo Rojo Santa Isabel Yauco + 3 more

The professional in the Social Work Program promotes social and economic equity and justice and the well-being of human and social systems. Social workers utilize theories of human behavior and social systems to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments. Human rights and social justice are fundamental tenants of social work. [+]

UNE is a US-accredited, affordable higher education institution that allows students to develop professional fluency in English and Spanish. Mission

To prepare competent social work professionals committed to social justice, human rights and the defense of diversity in all its manifestations. Our graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills with the capacity to communicate effectively and conduct research related to their practice; will be capable of integrating entrepreneurship, self-management, and technology in their work and will self-identify as active citizens in a global world in constant change, committed to the social transformation of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

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Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling

University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
Campus Part time 5 - 7 semesters August 2019 Puerto Rico San Juan

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling is the first graduate program in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, with the mission of training qualified professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling with the knowledge, skills, sensitivity and ethical behavior necessary to facilitate people with impediments the development of their capacities and their integration into society. The School also has the responsibility of guiding and providing consultancy in matters of public interest related to persons with disabilities and to the professionals of rehabilitation counseling. [+]

The Graduate School of Rehabilitation Counseling is the first graduate program in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, with the mission of training qualified professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling with the knowledge, skills, sensitivity and ethical behavior necessary to facilitate people with impediments the development of their capacities and their integration into society. The School also has the responsibility of guiding and providing consultancy in matters of public interest related to persons with disabilities and to the professionals of rehabilitation counseling.

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A graduate program of excellence, in continuous development, leader in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the comprehensive training of professionals in the field of Rehabilitation Counseling, which will serve and intercede on behalf of people with disabilities, guided by the highest values ethical and scientific knowledge.... [-]