Learn about how the law and legal systems affect your clients and your social work practice in family-focused settings. Develop the skills to better represent families, youth, and children within the legal system and public policy.
The concentration is offered in conjunction with the Civitas Child Law Center at Loyola University Chicago’s School of Law, where you will take your children’s law and policy classes in an online format
child and family policy CONCENTRATION HIGHLIGHTS
This 60-credit hour program can be personalized to your focus on child and family policy.
Sharpen your competitive edge in the marketplace.
This concentration is solely available with our Campus program. In some instances Loyola courses are offered online.
Learn from our nationally recognized faculty and build a network of colleagues.
Field placement during your final year is in a setting focused on law and social policy for child and family development.
Depending on your goals, choose from a 2 or 3 year program.
If you have a BSW, you’ll waive up to 25 credit hours and save on tuition, putting your learning into practice even sooner.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT & SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS
With dozens of scholarships and financial aid opportunities, our team is here to help you make your graduate education more affordable.
Based on your unique professional goals, we can help you understand tuition and expenses, and identify possible financial support opportunities.