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Your Future in Social Work

Through social work, you have an incredible opportunity to improve lives.

With the knowledge and professional skills you gain in the Angelo State Social Work Program, you can assist people like veterans who are overcoming injuries to mind and body, or those dealing with aging issues and losing independence. You can also provide services to patients in healthcare settings, helping them to cope and plan for illnesses by proving counseling or social support. 

Social work practitioners advocate for those who have experienced various social problems that cut across cultural groups. Examples include:

  • Poverty
  • Crime and victimization
  • Oppression
  • Discrimination
  • Mental illness
  • Substance abuse
  • Chronic physical illness
  • Physical, emotional or sexual abuse
  • Neglect
  • The ASU Advantage

    The ASU Advantage

    Our highly trained faculty and Accredited program are your best choice for so many reasons. You will:

    • Take classes with faculty who are licensed social workers at the master’s or advanced clinical level and can speak first-hand  about their experience in social work.

    • Receive personalized academic advising within the social work program.

    • Learn about  with faculty-guided opportunities to conduct your own research projects or prepare professional presentations., 

    • Join us as we travel to the Netherlands, Romania and Austria during the Summer I. Learn how social work is taught and practiced in other countries.

    • Get hands-on experience through 520 required clock hours of field experience in an agency setting.

    • Students practice leadership roles in the Student Social Work Association and Phi Alpha honor society.

Study Abroad

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  • Romania Romania

    Visit many historical and cultural sites including, but not limited  to:

    • The Van Gogh Museum
    • The Anne Frank House, Amsterdam 
    • Canal tours
    • St. Stephen’s Cathedral
    • The National Military Museum
    • Cismigiu Park (like Central Park in New York)
    • Various art and natural history museums. 
    • We will also visit the People’s Parliament Building, which is the second largest building in the world, only to the Pentagon. 
  • Netherlands Netherlands

    Travel with US during Summer I

    Join us as we travel to:

    • Amsterdam
    • Netherlands
    • Bucharest
    • Romania
    • Vienna and Austria

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  • Austria Austria

    There will an opportunity to visit:

    • The University of Amsterdam (UA)
    • The University of Bucharest (UB)
    • Meet both Social Work Faculty and Students.

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Quick Facts

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  • The Council of Social Work Education Logo

    The BSW program at Angelo State University is accredited by the Council of Social Work Education.

  • Social Work student organization and honor society

  • Faculty are licensed social workers

  • Broad range of employment opportunities

  • Professional social workers are the nation’s largest providers of mental health and therapy services

  • Collaborative Master of Social Work Degree

  • Graduates are eligible to sit for state licensure exam

  • Strong peer support

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