BSW in Social Work

General

Program Description

The Bachelor of Social Work is designed to prepare students for entry-level professional social work and for graduate study. Students gain knowledge of human behavior and develop the skills needed for helping individuals, families, small groups, organizations, or communities in a diverse society.

Students engage with their own strengths and the strengths of diverse communities. The program emphasizes the intersections among this diversity across local and global contexts to promote social justice and human rights.

Program Benefits

The Bachelor of Social Work program is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education, assuring the program’s excellence in preparing students for future employment in the field. Students are eligible for membership in the National Association of Social Workers.

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Social Work prepares you for careers in areas such as:

  • Mental health
  • Health services
  • Substance abuse
  • School social work
  • Local, state and federal government

Minors

  • Social Work

Testimonial

“I love the diversity and the cultures that are embraced at Northeastern. Being able to forge all of these cultures into one community—that is what social work is really about.” - Stephen Joseph"

Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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Northeastern’s diverse academic offerings, student population and learning opportunities are just a few of the reasons NEIU is a unique and vibrant place to earn a degree. Our mission, vision, values and support services are all here to help you reach your full potential. We invite you to take a closer look at our programs. We look forward to discussing your options with you. Read less