Social workers help people by looking at the challenges of their lives and environment and then work to bring about change using their strengths. The social work department works with and advocates for individuals, families, and communities to bring about empowerment and change wherever it is needed.
Students who graduate with this major can pursue careers in:
All Council on Social Work Education accredited programs measure and report student learning outcomes. BVU's social work program data is available for review.
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Learn the purpose and importance of a role in a social welfare agency, and more. Faculty work hard to place senior social work majors in personalized internships so students can develop the knowledge and skills that can be applied to their career.
BVU's social work program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. This accreditation provides benefits for jobs, licensure, access to master’s programs, and requires a minimum of two internships so students can explore more than one area of practice.
The social work program is organized so that students transferring in with an associate of art degree can graduate in two years, helping students save time, money, and find a career they’re passionate about right away.
BVU grads are in demand. A survey found that 100 percent of social work majors from the Class of 2017 were either employed or enrolled in graduate or professional school within six months of graduation.
Demand for social workers is high
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