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


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


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


Under the supervision of experienced social workers, students learn how to provide social services in a practice setting.
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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

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Two professors and graduate students awarded Community Engagement Graduate Fellowships

MSW students Temmy Ayo Aladeokin and Kun Wang have received UA Community Engagement Graduate Fellowships to partner with social work faculty members on dementia and cancer research.

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Karen Thompson named president of local Junior League

Alumna Karen Thompson has been named the new president of the Junior League of Tuscaloosa. She is the first African American to hold the position in the group's 89-year history.

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2018 Social Work Society Annual Meeting

Fri 6/22, 10:00 am
Hotel Capstone



2018 Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame

Fri 6/22, 11:30 am
Hotel Capstone



Board of Friends 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Reception

Fri 6/22, 1:30 pm
Third Floor Reception Area, Little Hall Little Hall



How to Implement Brief Emotional Support Teams (BEST)

Fri 6/29, 8:00 am
Bryant Conference Center

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