A social work degree program will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for professional licensure and/or continuation into graduate school.
The social work program at Lindenwood University prepares you for general social work with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities in an ethical and effective way. The social work program will encourage you to promote societal responsibility and social justice.
All Social Work courses are taught using open educational resources, journal articles, videos, movies, podcasts, etc.--all accessible on the internet. After formal admission to the major, students will use iPads for a common learning platform to use in class, in the community, and with clients.
Completing a bachelor of social work (BSW) degree in the social work program at Lindenwood University will give you the skills to successfully practice with diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities in changing social contexts. After completing the BSW, you will also be prepared for graduate study and ready to begin a career in the field of human services.
Do You Want To Make a Difference? Become a Social Worker.
Social work is a profession devoted to helping people function the best way possible in their environment. It can mean that you work directly with clients or work to improve social conditions and promote social change through advocacy.
Social work is focus on people in their environment by:
Understanding how clients experience a situation and what your clients can do about it
Working side-by-side with your clients in a strength based approach, or through direct counseling
Help clients identify their concerns
Consider effective solutions
Find reliable resources to resolve the issues and prevent future concerns.
The social work program at Lindenwood University is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education through February of 2029.
Lindenwood University Social Work Faculty
The uniqueness of the Lindenwood University social work program comes in small interactive classes with individual mentoring taught by social workers with considerable practice experience, and they will pass the knowledge gained with that experience along to you.