Offered in collaboration with the University of Denver Daniels College of Business, a Master of Social Work (MSW) and Denver Master of Business Administration (DMBA) will prepare you for a career in nonprofit management, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and corporate diversity and inclusion efforts. This full-time, weekday program will expand your career opportunities, allowing you to incorporate business skills such as accounting, marketing, management and strategic planning into traditional social work settings in the nonprofit and government sectors. Or, you can put your social work skill set to work in the corporate world.


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Your Career Options

With an MSW and DMBA dual degree, you’ll graduate with a competitive, cross-disciplinary skill set that will give you an advantage in the job market. Career options include:

  • Leading corporate diversity and inclusion or corporate social responsibility initiatives
  • Administering employee assistance programs
  • Managing social services
  • Serving as a nonprofit executive director
  • Fundraising and managing grants
  • Launching a social enterprise
  • Running a private practice
  • Providing consulting services

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Key Faculty

Heather Renicker

Heather Christine Arnold-Renicker

Clinical Associate Professor

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“The business school really opened my eyes to a lot of opportunities and roles out there that I had no idea existed. Corporate social responsibility roles, foundations, talent management and grant work were things I hadn’t really considered.”

Madeline Brooks, MSW/DMBA ’20 Read More
Madeline Brooks

MSW/MBA Application Process

You must apply for the MSW and DMBA separately and be accepted into each program in order to qualify for the dual degree.