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Social Work

  • Degree Programs Available

    Minor in Social Work is also available.

    Career Opportunities

    A B.S.W. degree can prepare you for several types of generalist social work and related careers, including but not limited to:

    • Case management positions 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

    For more information about careers for social workers, schedule an appointment with the Social Work Program Director.
    Email: thomas.starkey@angelo.edu

    Program Highlights

    • All core social work faculty are licensed social workers at the master’s or advanced clinical level with actual social work experience.
    • We conduct our own academic advising to ensure student success.
    • Students have the opportunity to pursue individualized research projects or professional presentations with faculty guidance, developing skills that prepare them for graduate programs in social work, psychology, sociology or related disciplines.
    • Students have access to the Social Work Laboratory for training in advanced assessment and interpersonal skills.
    • Students are exposed to and learn professional social work skills by completing 520 required clock hours of field experience in an agency setting.
    • Students practice leadership roles in the Student Social Work Association and related academic honor societies.

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Social work Events

September 30th, 2017

October 2nd, 2017

October 5th, 2017

October 7th, 2017

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

    The Social Work Program is offering a study abroad opportunity during
    Summer I of June 2018 in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Bucharest, Romania; and Vienna, Austria. Learn More

  • Austria Austria

    There will an opportunity to visit the University of Amsterdam (UA) and the University of Bucharest (UB) and 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