Aurora University

Social Work/Business Administration (MSW/MBA)

Why study in the MSW/MBA program at Aurora University?

By pursuing this dual degree program, you will open doors to leadership opportunities. Those may be managing the business side of a social work agency, or enhancing your business acumen by having an expertise in interpersonal relations. You will excel in both realms. Our Master of Social Work and Master of Business Administration programs are strong by themselves, but even stronger when combined.

Program quick facts
  • Program length: 54 semester hours (with advanced social work standing) or 84 semester hours
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Location options: Main campus or Online
  • Tuition: $600 per semester hour
Program structure
  • Approximately 27 semester hours core social work curriculum plus 15 semester hours of advanced social work curriculum
  • Approximately 33 semester hours of business curriculum
  • The remainder of courses can be chosen from a pool of electives
Experiential learning opportunities

Experiential learning opportunities

All MSW/MBA students complete two internships. These will provide transformative experiences, increase strength in management, and refine decision-making and leadership skills.

Career opportunities

  • Social services manager
  • Executive director
  • Development officer
  • Grant program manager
  • Entrepreneur / small business owner
  • Community development leader

Prepare for your future

Studying social work and business does more than teach you the skills you need for a successful career, it challenges you to see the world in a new way. Overall, these programs give you the insight and understanding to discover what matters and lead a more fulfilling life.