About the MSW Program

Philip Giarraffa

Director’s Welcome

We are proud that you have chosen Barry University School of Social Work to pursue your graduate degree in social work! Throughout your matriculation here, you will be challenged in many different areas of your academic and professional life. I believe you will find the Barry University School of Social Work community inspiring and empowering. The faculty and administrators at the School of Social Work are committed to providing an environment of mutual growth and learning. As you move forward towards becoming a professional social worker, our goal is to ensure that you will have a transformative experience. We are dedicated to helping you achieve advanced levels of scholarship, leadership, and self-discovery to maximize your success.


Philip Giarraffa

Director, MSW Program & Student Services