74,800 social workers the nation needs to be trained by 2024. SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job Outlook. 2015.
2U-powered programs are projected to produce more than 5% of the nation’s social work master degree graduates by 2016
Students in 2U-powered programs have spent 6,464,080 cumulative fieldwork hours at placement sites supporting communities nationwide
Social work students in 2U-powered programs have spent 3,847,966 cumulative fieldwork hours at placement sites
Teaching students in 2U-powered programs have spent 1,555,014 cumulative fieldwork hours at placement sites
Nursing students in 2U-powered programs have spent 1,061,100 cumulative fieldwork hours at placement sites
92% of placements sites and supervisors meet or exceed faculty expectations
SOURCE: This data is an average of all faculty surveys completed since inception completed before 7/1/16 for 5 programs that use 2U's placement services. Only faculty that responded are included in the analysis.
Some graduate programs require clinical or practical placements to provide students real-world experience necessary to succeed in their field. 2U’s placement specialists build relationships with sites coast-to-coast to match students with the right faculty-approved supervisors and experiences. The placement team secures appropriate sites for students by vetting potential sites and supervisors, collecting documentation and facilitating agreements to grow our placement network.
58% of students that have pursued personal or professional learning in the past year say their learning made them feel more connected to their local community. 43% say it prompted them to get more involved in volunteer opportunities. SOURCE: PEW Research Center. Lifelong Learning and Technology. 2016.
Among persons age 25 and over, 38.8 percent of college graduates with a bachelor's degree or higher volunteered, compared with 15.6 percent of high school graduates. SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Volunteering in the United States 2015.
6,422 designated Primary Care Health Care Shortage Areas in the United States alone in need of more healthcare professionals as of June 14, 2016. SOURCE: Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service, Health Resources and Services Administration. Shortage Areas. 2016.
2U-powered programs are projected to produce more than 5% of the nation’s master of public health degree graduates by 2017
40% of MSW@USC students have completed MSW@USC’s military social work concentration since it was launched in 2012. This concentration is the first of it’s kind offered online and is designed for students who want to help service members, veterans and their families face the unique challenges of military life.
SOURCE: Reflects numbers collected from MSW@USC enrollment data.
Since Nursing@Georgetown began, 4,844 babies have been delivered by students in the NM/WHNP program, including 850 in 2015!
SOURCE: This data is collected from Georgetown's clinical tracking system. It reflects numbers since inception until 6.30.2016.Back to Global Community Impact
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