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Social workers use their expertise in problem solving, engagement, assessment and advocacy to bring about positive change. When individuals, families, or communities are trying to overcome social and personal challenges, social workers are there to offer support and encouragement.

You can find social workers in many areas of a community, including schools, government, medical facilities, state and private agencies, and corporations, to name a few.

Our program offers an engaging experience in the classroom and in the social work field. You will collaborate closely with dedicated faculty and staff at Illinois State, and spend time working with professionals in the field.


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    Bachelor of Social Work

    Take your first step toward making a positive impact. Become a Social Work major at Illinois State.


Graduate Certificates and Specialized Coursework

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