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The School of Social Work at Boise State is committed to preparing students for rewarding careers supporting some of the most vulnerable populations in the community. Our graduates are fully prepared to begin successful careers dedicated to helping others, fighting for social justice, and working to make the world a better place.

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What is Social Work?

Social Work is a field of study dedicated to human rights, social and economic justice, egalitarianism, and respect for diversity. Social workers are employed in a wide range of industries such as health care, substance abuse prevention and treatment, governmental organizations, advocacy work, nonprofit administration, and much more.

They work with some of the most underrepresented populations in our communities including the homeless, children in foster care, and refugees. Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) are also able to offer counseling services to help individuals improve the quality of their lives and provide clinical services to address more serious behavioral health concerns such as mental health and substance use.

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Why Boise State?

The social work programs at Boise State are rigorous and transformative. Our faculty work closely with students to develop them into future community leaders by providing a comprehensive and hands-on education. This program provides students with the support they need to find excellent internships in their specific area of study, whether that’s fighting for policy changes in the legislature, supporting reproductive rights at health care providers or any variety of causes working toward positive social change.

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Bachelor's of Social Work Boise

Bachelor's of Social Work Boise

Bachelor's of Social Work Twin Falls

Bachelor's of Social Work Twin Falls

Master's of Social Work Boise

Master's of Social Work Boise

Master's of Social Work Coeur d'Alene

Master's of Social Work Coeur d'Alene

Master's of Social Work Online

Master's of Social Work Online

Social Work Endorsements

Social Work Endorsements

School of Social Work News

Faculty Attends Conference on Changes to Family First Prevention Service Act
April 18, 2019

Faculty Attends Conference on Changes to Family First Prevention Service Act

Counting the Dead -- Dr. Royce Hutson Researches New Methodology for Crisis Surveys
August 27, 2018

Counting the Dead -- Dr. Royce Hutson Researches New Methodology for Crisis Surveys

A Statement on Family Separation by Randy Magen
July 31, 2018

A Statement on Family Separation by Randy Magen

Susan Esp Chosen as Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia
July 27, 2018

Susan Esp Chosen as Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia

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College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences strives to provide high quality, affordable, relevant education to its students and the campus community through health-related initiatives and resources. The college believes that students can learn more from each other through interprofessional education learning opportunities to advance life-long health in global communities. Below is the list of schools, resources, and initiatives housed in the College of Health Sciences.

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University Health Services

University Health Services

School of Allied Health Sciences

School of Allied Health Sciences

School of Nursing

School of Nursing

School of Social Work

School of Social Work

BroncoFit

BroncoFit

Office of Research

Office of Research

Student Services and Academic Advising

Student Services and Academic Advising

Interprofessional Education

Interprofessional Education