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

Apr 03 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Hosted by the Oyera Scholars Program of the Interprofessional Center (IPC)

Apr 05 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Presented by the St. Kate’s-St. Thomas Area of Emphasis in Military Practice (AEMP) Scholars

Apr 08 2019
NASW-MN Social Work Day at the Capitol 2017

Monday, April 8, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Make our voices heard!

Apr 09 2019
DSW cohort 3, class of 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
April 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18. Potential start times each day: 12:30pm; 1:40pm; 2:50pm; 4:00pm. Schedule details to come.

DSW class of 2019 candidates will defend their banded dissertations in forums open to the public

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