Social Work, M.S.W. & Spiritual Care with Deaconess Certification, M.A. (Concordia Seminary) Dual Degree
Saint Louis University's Master of Social Work, Clinical Concentration and Master of Arts in Spiritual Care with Deaconess Certification is a dual degree program with Concordia Seminary.
With this dual degree, students are able to prepare to provide social work in Lutheran missions and social service agencies. Students gain knowledge and skills in blending Lutheran faith beliefs, spirituality, and religious service with the professional practice of social work.
For additional information see the catalog entries for the following programs:
The baccalaureate social work program at Saint Louis University has been continuously accredited since 1974.
The master’s social work program at Saint Louis University has been continuously accredited since 1930.
Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457
Students must meet the admission requirements and be admitted into both degree programs according to the processes of each of the participating academic units in order to pursue a dual degree program.
Individuals must apply to the M.S.W. degree program concurrently with the MA with Deaconess Certification degree program.
In place of 12 credits of social work electives, dual degree M.Deac./M.S.W. students take 12 credits of deaconess studies courses.
Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 in all graduate/professional courses.
For additional admission questions please contact,
Kristi Richter, MSW, LCSW
Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions
School of Social Work