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Explore rational choice theory in MSW programs

Do you want to learn about rational choice theory? Enrolling in an online MSW program can expose you to many of the ideas that social workers can apply to their practice. Work on industry-relevant coursework as you prepare to start or advance your career.

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What is rational choice theory?

Rational choice theory explains human behavior through the perspective of the decision-making process. Rather than blindly making selections, the theory posits that people weigh the costs and benefits of available options. In an MSW program, you can learn how this can be applied to social work scenarios in various environments.

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