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Degrees Offered

BSW

Our undergraduate program prepares students for generalist social work practice, graduate study and tomorrow’s workforce.

MSW

The MSW program equips students with advanced social work knowledge to address social problems and their solutions.

DSW

Our DSW program advances social workers’ skills in clinical practice, administrative social work, and social work education.

PHD

Our PhD program prepares social work scholars for careers in research and teaching.

Field

Under the supervision of experienced social workers, students learn how to provide social services in a practice setting.
Field Students pose with Justice Clarence Thomas in front of a book case area

Field: A World of Opportunities

Our Field Education program connects your classroom experience with real-world social work practice. Whether you’re learning to advocate for policy in Washington, D.C. or providing aid to impoverished communities in Ghana, our many field placement opportunities will help you find your next career.

Our  Present  to  Your  Future

Travel and Triumphs: Chipalo Eager to Inspire Others

Going “viral” – for better or worse – is a feeling only few will share in their lifetimes.

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Melanie Bridgeforth

Planting the Seed Against Poverty

Born into a historic Alabama farm family, UA Social Work alumna Melanie Bridgeforth is focused on planting her own seeds to fight poverty as the new Women's Fund CEO. She is the newest president and CEO of the 22-year-old non-profit whose mission is to “create change” for women.

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Events

27Feb

Dr. Ethel H. Hall Colloquium

Thu 2/27, 11:30 am
Rast Room A and B Bryant Conference Center

2Mar

Social Work Month 2020 Celebration > Theme: Social Workers: Generations Strong

Mon 3/2, 12:00 pm
Reception Area (3rd level) Little Hall

7Mar

MSW Information Session

Sat 3/7, 9:00 am
2019 Little Hall

11Mar

Social Work Month 2020 Celebration > Theme: Social Workers: Generations Strong

Wed 3/11, 12:00 pm
Reception Area (3rd level) Little Hall

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Our Impact

TOP 10

Online MSW Program by
BestColleges.com

44th

Best Grad School in the nation
according to U.S. News & World Report

300

Field opportunities for
BSW and MSW students