School of Social Work & Family Sciences

We lead with courage, compassion and competence. At UA, in the School of Social Work and Family Sciences turn your passion for helping people and pursuing social justice into a licensed professional. Our program will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on skills to make a difference in the world, especially for the most vulnerable populations.

Why choose UA’s Social Work program:

  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Full-time/Part-time programs
  • Day/evening/weekend courses for enrollment flexibility
  • Regional field placements for hands-on learning
  • Faculty who are leaders in the social work field
  • One of the highest licensure exam pass rates in Ohio
  • Excellent employment rate upon graduation

Program Representatives

For more information, contact:



The University of Akron
School of Social Work and Family Sciences
Polsky, 411
Akron, OH 44325-8001
Phone: 330-972-4177
Fax: 330-972-5739

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Program Assessment Reports

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