Is Social Work for you?

Ten questions to consider

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New Co-Major Paths Now Offered

Social Work Field Education

A transformational experience in real-world practice

Social Work for Social Justice

Learn how our School of Social Work promotes social justice

Careers in Social Work

High-growth, huge variety!

Be an Agent of Change

SOCIAL WORKERS CHANGE THE WORLD....ONE PERSON, ONE FAMILY, ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME.

HOW WILL YOU CHANGE LIVES?

• Social justice advocacy • Child, family & school social work
• Group counseling • International social work
• Community education & organizing • Practice with immigrants & refugees
• Restorative justice & corrections • Military social work
• Policy and planning • Gero-social work with older adults
• Case management • Addiction and recovery
• Crisis intervention • Healthcare and medical social work
• Social services administration • Community mental health

Did you know?

  • Social work is a licensed profession. Our BSW students gain real-world work experience during 600 hours of field placement and graduate prepared to take the licensure exam required to practice social work in MN.

  • BSW graduates may apply to the school's nationally-ranked Master of Social Work degree program as Advanced Standing, having completed 18 hours of foundation-level coursework.

BSW program-at-a-glance»

Featured Events

Sep 28 2019
Walk to End Alzheimer's logo

Saturday, September 28, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, Sept. 28. Registration at 8:00am; Ceremony at 9:30, followed immediately by walk.

SUPPORT the MSW Area of Emphasis in Aging Scholars: DONATE or REGISTER to walk!

Oct 01 2019
2018-19 MSW information session

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Get all your questions answered in this interactive session!

Oct 04 2019
Fall 2019 IPC-Advocates for Human Rights Asylum Conference

Friday, October 4, 2019
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

The Advocates for Human Rights & the St. Thomas Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services present a full day of educational sessions for lawyers and mental health professionals

Oct 21 2019
babies

Monday, October 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sharing information about efforts to improve state policies for early childhood, from prenatal care through age 3.

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