Topics of Study
In this program, you will focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. You will learn about social welfare policy, case work planning, and social counseling and intervention strategies. This includes instruction in specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services and disability counseling. You will learn to help others, change damaging social conditions, and boost social and economic well being.
- A certificate or associate degree prepares individuals for positions as aides or support staff.
- A bachelor's degree may be adequate for an entry-level position in the social work field.
- A graduate degree is required for most social work positions related to administration, supervision, and research.
- Graduates with a degree in social work may find opportunities in law, substance abuse counseling, and lobbying.
- Career Technician
- Counselor (Rehabilitation)
- Counselor (Substance Abuse)
- Director (Social Service)
- Human Services Worker
- Parole Officer
- Social Worker
- Volunteer Coordinator
- Welfare Eligibility Worker