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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Taylor Ellis Wins People’s Choice Award, Second Place in 3MT Competition

PhD student Taylor Ellis had three minutes to explain his research thesis in UA’s 2017 3MT®, or Three Minute Thesis, competition. UA students competed for the top prize in the competition Monday, Nov. 13.

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Bringing Chinese Culture to Our Communities

Alumna Fan Yang (’13 MSW) turned her UA international student experience into the University’s award-winning cultural enrichment program Heart Touch. Her program is helping to spark change in Tuscaloosa and other communities.

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