SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK AND FAMILY SCIENCES

Courage. Compassion. Competence.

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you care deeply about social justice? Do you want to become a licensed professional and make a difference in the world? Then you may be built for a career in social work!

The primary goal of social work is to improve a society's overall well-being, especially for the most vulnerable populations. The University of Akron’s School of Social Work and Family Sciences will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on skills to become competent professionals who can create changes in society and improve the lives of all people through the pursuit of social justice. 


Why UA’s Social Work Programs:

  • Programs 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

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The University of Akron
School of Social Work and Family Sciences
Polsky, 411
Akron, OH 44325-8001
Phone: 330-972-5974
Fax: 330-972-5739
Email: socialwork@uakron.edu

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