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.
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.
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
- Social Work
“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"
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