Loyola University Chicago

Center for Immigrant & Refugee Accompaniment (CIRA)

School of Social Work

Sub-Specialization in Migration Studies in Social Work

This sub-specialization is designed to prepare social work professionals for domestic, transnational, and international practice with internally displaced persons, immigrants, and refugees.  This sub-specialization can be taken with any one of the five specializations in the MSW program. To complete the sub-specialization students enroll in SOWK 731 Social Work Practice with Refugees and Immigrants and two of the three migration-focused policy courses: SOWK 730, Migration Dynamics and U.S. Social Policy, SOWK 732 Migration Social Justice and Human Rights, and /or SOWK 733 North American Migration Dynamics and Policy.  These courses are also open to undergraduate students. For more information visit: https://www.luc.edu/socialwork/resources/study-abroad/mexico/