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Career Opportunities

When you graduate with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Angelo State, you can expect to possess a variety of skills necessary to succeed. You will also be prepared to explore job opportunities in multiple areas.

Marketable Skills

  • Graduates will possess comprehensive knowledge of interventions applicable to particular specialties.
  • Graduates will possess effective active listening ability.
  • Graduates will have the ability to set professional boundaries.
  • Graduates will practice effective critical thinking skills.
  • Graduates will possess effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Graduates will have the ability to facilitate cooperation among individuals, groups, families, communities and organizations.

Career Opportunities

  • Case management in hospitals, clinics and social or human service agencies
  • Child, adolescent and family social work
  • Community development
  • Corrections and criminal justice
  • Gerontology and aging
  • Medical social work and public health
  • Mental health and substance abuse counseling
  • Social and human service administration
  • School social work