About the Brown School

The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis provides leadership in social work and public health, two complementary professions aimed at creating healthy and productive individuals and communities.

Offering a top-ranked Master of Social Work programan innovative Master of Public Health Program, and doctoral degrees in Social Work and in Public Health Sciences, the Brown School has created a robust interdisciplinary environment. The synergy among these and other disciplines represented in the Brown School greatly enriches the education of Brown School students, who recognize that complex problems require multifaceted solutions.

The Brown School creates positive change through its path-breaking research and educational excellence. The School’s faculty, staff and alumni work throughout St. Louis, across the country, and worldwide to apply new knowledge and use the best available evidence to impact policy, practice and service delivery.