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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MSW student is helping to shape HIV/AIDS policy, advocacy

With her recent appointment to the Professional Association of Social Workers in HIV/AIDS' Board of Directors, Catherine Stewart is helping the nonprofit shape policy and advocacy for those living with HIV/AIDS.

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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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The School of Social Work's International Students and Scholars Social

Wed 9/26, 4:00 pm
3rd Floor Reception Area Little Hall



BSW Candidates Licensure Exam Prep Course

Fri 10/5, 9:00 am
Bryant Conference Center



MSW and Clinical Candidates Licensure Exam Prep Courses

Fri 10/5, 12:30 pm
Bryant Conference Center

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