Is Social Work for you?

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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.

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.


Featured Events

Jan 28 2017
LGSW Exam Review 2.27.16

Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Second offering of test review process for MSW graduating students to gain a better understanding of the LGSW licensing exam.

Feb 08 2017
The MSW AEIR scholars screening of The Journey, a documentary which follows a Syrian refugee family

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Join the AEIR Scholars for a screening and discussion of this documentary which follows a refugee from Syria to the EU

Feb 12 2017
2016 Beta Honor Society Induction

Sunday, February 12, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Families of BSW inductees are invited to this ceremony for the Beta Epsilon Chapter of the Phi Alpha National Social Work Honor Society

Feb 17 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The Area of Emphasis in Aging Scholars host Marsha Berry, conducting training focused on the unique needs of LGBT older adults

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