To provide high quality professional education for students in advanced generalist social work practice in the public, publicly-funded and non-profit services, in keeping with the profession’s knowledge base, skills, values and ethics.
A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university for the General Program. A BSW from a CSWE accredited undergraduate school for the Advanced Standing Program.
The Health/Mental Health Concentration combines theoretical knowledge about clients and service systems with health and mental health practice. Students are prepared to work with a wide range of clients in rehabilitative and therapeutic settings.
The Children and Family Concentration prepares students to work with children and families in child welfare and social service agencies. Emphasis is placed on strategic interventions with children and their families as well as social policies and systems that impact their functioning.
The Older Adult and End-of-Life Concentration provides the knowledge and skills students need to work with elders within the context of general social work practices and intergenerational family dynamics. The program emphasizes preventive measures to keep older adults in their homes and gives students the opportunity to work with family members of all ages in the fastest growing area of social work.