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Social Work Minor

The department also offers undergraduate courses to students, who are seeking a minor in social work. >> Read More 

Learning Outcomes

Students gain knowledge and skills that prepare them to provide leadership, intervention and treatment on biopsychosocial issues encountered in rural, urban and military settings.

Academic Programs

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MSW Degree Program

StudentsThe Master of Social Work (MSW) degree is designed to prepare students for professional social work practice and leadership with a focus on issues concerning children, families, mental health, and substance abuse. The program is designed to prepare students with the competencies to practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations in rural, urban, and military settings. Students are prepared to engage in prevention, treatment, intervention, clinical practice, research, and administrative activities that promote human well-being.

 The Masters of Social Work (MSW) Program is fully accredited by the CSWE.


BSW Degree Program

Swilliams classThe program is designed to prepare students to practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations in rural and military settings. In addition, the program prepares students for generalist social work practice with a focus on issues concerning children, families, military, mental health, geriatrics and substance abuse. Students learn to utilize ethical and evidence based practice in prevention, intervention, and research activities that promote human well being. The program also seeks to equip students with knowledge, skills, and social work values to alleviate oppression, poverty, and discrimination in a multicultural society and in the global community. Students matriculate in an environment that promotes diversity, and stimulates a desire for lifelong learning by bringing together faculty, field instructors, social work professionals, and students for collaborative learning.  Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program has been granted candidacy status by the Council on Social Work Education!  BSW Degree Program has been
accepting students since Fall 2012!  Before the BSW will be awarded full accreditation, the program must graduate the first cohort of BSW students, which will occur May 10, 2014.

The Department has no reason to believe that the BSW Program will not be awarded full accreditation by the CSWE at the February 2015  meeting. Read More...



Academic Programs Undergraduate Of Interest
Academic Programs Graduate Of Interest

The BSW program is applying to the Council on Social Work Education for accreditation and anticipates completing the candidacy process during the 2011-2012 academic year. Full accreditation can not be sought until the first class graduates.

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