The St. Catherine University - University of St. Thomas School of Social Work is a nationally ranked, accredited program where students learn in the classroom and in the field. Students connect their professional growth to their values of social justice and respect for human rights, and are prepared for ethical social work practice and leadership in multiple settings with diverse populations.

The Social Work degree includes the following areas of study:

Social work coursework to develop knowledge and skills in:

  • Social welfare policy and advocacy
  • Community outreach
  • Communication and interviewing skills
  • Case management and basic counseling
  • Social work research
  • Group work
  • Strengths-based intervention and support for individuals, families and communities

Prerequisite coursework in:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Biology


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Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

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Master of Social Work (MSW)

Doctorate in Social Work (DSW)