Is Social Work for you?

Ten questions to consider

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Two New Minors Now Offered by SSW

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

BSW student organizations

Two universities. One community.

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

Our BSW program is currently offered as a joint partnership with St. Kate's. After the 2018-19 academic year, each university will offer independent BSW programs. Content for prospective majors on this web site is specific to the St. Thomas BSW program.

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

Feb 21 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sponsored by a consortium of the Minnesota Private College Career Services Offices

Feb 25 2019
St. Thomas PTSD conference 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Increase your understanding of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and earn Continuing Education credts

Mar 12 2019
MSW Open House 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Engage with student groups, scholars programs, field education, financial aid, and more...

Mar 14 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Join us for an informal reception at BPD in Jacksonville to learn more about our DSW: Education as Practice. Current students will join us!

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