School of Social Work - Registration Relay!

October 18-20 - Polsky 411 More information

  • We offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA), a Bachelor of Art in Social Work (BASW), and a Master of Social Work (MSW) at three campuses in Akron, Lakewood, and Wayne.
  • Our curriculum is designed to prepare students for competent and effective professional practice in social work. The program provides a rigorous intellectual base, an opportunity for effective skill development, and an educational perspective that views human diversity as desirable and enriching to society.

  • Social workers help people solve personal and family problems, provide services to meet social needs, and restore social and emotional functioning.
  • Employment is projected to increase by 25% from 2010-2020, according to the US Department of Labor.
  • The Social Work program provides the foundation of coursework and field experience necessary to sit for the licensure exam that is required for the profession.
  • Graduates work in various settings from child welfare to health care. Employers actively recruit our graduates because of their solid academic preparation and professional practice strengths.


Contact Us:

University of Akron - School of Social Work
Polsky 411
Akron, OH 44325-8001
Phone: 330.972.5974
Fax: 330.972.5739
Email: socialwork@uakron.edu

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