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Social Work Careers

Your Online Master of Social Work (MSW) degree prepares you to advocate for and empower individuals, promote social justice and equality, and make the world a better place for all people.

Upon graduation, every MSW student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior
  • Engage diversity and difference in practice
  • Advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice
  • Engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice
  • Engage in policy practice
  • Engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Intervene with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities
  • Evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities

What can I do with this degree?

The following statistics are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor:

Possible Careers

  • Child, Family and School Social Worker
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Worker

Projected New Jobs

  • 13% job growth from 2019-2029.

Median Salary

  • $51,760 annually or $24.88 hourly.

Didn't find what you're looking for?

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