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Locations on 8 IU Campuses

Welcome to the Master of Social Work

Social work is a dynamic profession concerned with the changing needs of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and society. For those who are interested in this professional commitment, social work offers a broad range of practice settings: community mental health agencies, nursing homes, hospitals, schools, employee assistance programs, family service agencies, and community service agencies. In addition, professional social workers serve as administrators of various social service agencies. They also work in all levels of government, education, and a number of social workers have assumed political or legislative careers. The education and training they receive in a Master of Social Work (MSW) program provides them with the skills they need to choose a career within the broad area of social work  The School of Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Special Opportunities

Both the intermediate and the concentration years of the Master of Social Work program include field practicum courses with field instructors.  Students in the program complete field instruction in two different agency settings.  Placements are made both in South Bend and in various locations throughout the state.

Events

Sept 7th at 12:00pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Sept 7th at 5:30pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Oct 12th at 12:00pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Oct 12th at 5:30pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Nov 16th at 12:00pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Nov 16th at 5:30pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Dec 14th at 12:00pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

Dec 14th at 5:30pm MSW Information Session

Join us to learn more about career opportunities in social work, information regarding graduate education, and the MSW application process!

All Events

Careers

Professional social workers aim to build and maintain social conditions that help individuals, groups, and communities to function and succeed.  The practice requires firsthand knowledge of human behavior, insight into social, economic, and cultural issues, and the ability to create a web of security that benefits those in need.  A broad range of practice settings exist including community mental health agencies, nursing homes, hospitals, schools, employee assistance programs, family service agencies, and community service agencies.  In addition, professional social workers serve as administrators of various social service agencies.  They also work in all levels of government and education, and a number of social workers have assumed political or legislative careers.

For more information, contact:

Diane Banic, Administrative Assistant
email: dbanic@iusb.edu  
Telephone: (574) 520-4880