Advocate. Empower. Promote social justice. Social work!

The St. Kate's - St. Thomas BSW

Do you have a passion for working with people and advancing social justice? Are you interested in preparing for one of the fastest growing careers in the nation? Then this is the program for you! Gain skills and experience to empower and improve the lives of individuals, groups, and families.

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.

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Featured Events

May 14 2016
The MSW Student Association invites you to volunteer and/or participate in the Dash-it-for-Baskets 5k on May 14, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016
7:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Race begins at 9:00 a.m. Volunteers will be needed from approximately 7:00 - 11:30 a.m.

MSWSA volunteer opportunities and race teams. Proceeds benefit Open Baskets!

May 16 2016
Clinical Research Paper Presentation Day

Monday, May 16, 2016
8:00 AM - 5:15 PM

Join our MSW students as they present their Clinical Research Papers for our SSW community

Aug 16 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Critical issues in social work practice: Engaging the profession in dialogue and action on racial justice

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Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

St. Kate's Undergraduate Admissions St. Kate's Evening/Weekend/Online Admissions University of St. Thomas Undergraduate Admissions

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Doctorate in Social Work (DSW)