Social Work Building

Social Workers are In-Demand!

  • 16%

    Job Growth

    “Overall employment of social workers is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations"

    --U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections

  • 94%

    Time to Employment

    94% of our MSW grads accepted jobs in 3 or less months with salaries averaging from $59 - $68k

  • 20%

    Career Opportunities

    "Social work jobs in healthcare and medical social work are projected to grow by 20 percent"

    --U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections

Diversity of Opportunities & In-Demand Careers

Are you curious about a social work degree and what it might mean for your career? Social workers come from a broad spectrum of society and help contribute to a better world in hundreds of different and impactful ways.

Do You Have a Passion to...

  • Help Underserved Communities
  • Help People with Certain Types of Struggles, Addictions, or Mental Health Issues
  • Research, Improve Patient Care, and Expand What Social Workers Can Bring to a Variety of Professions
  • Improve Social Policy and Programs
  • Organize Communities
  • Advocate for/with Others

A social work degree can prepare you for a career in various industries and qualifies you for any number of roles in the social work field. You may pursue jobs in hospitals, schools, mental health clinics, private practices, or corporations. Most organizations in the public and private sectors that provide community service or support individuals and families in an emotional capacity employ professionals with training in social work. The careers below highlight some of the more popular fields where you can find employment.

Career Areas Can Include:

- Child Welfare - Mental Health - Criminal Justice and Corrections - Policy and Planning - Research - Advocacy - Substance Abuse - Public Welfare - Gerontology/Aging - School Social Work - Developmental Disabilities - Healthcare - International - Occupational and Employee Assistance - Military and Veterans

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