Headquartered at IUPUI
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

February 2016
02-09-2016 - Indiana University
02-16-2016

MSW Information Session | Start: 12:00pm | Find out more about the IU South Bend MSW Information Session

02-16-2016

MSW Information Session | Start: 5:30pm | Find out more about the IU South Bend MSW Information Session

March 2016
03-08-2016

MSW Information Session | Start: 5:30pm | Find out more about the IU South Bend MSW Information Session

April 2016
04-05-2016

MSW Information Session | Start: 5:30pm | Find out more about the IU South Bend MSW Information Session

04-13-2016 - Indiana University

Social Work Distance Education Conference | Start: 12:00pm | Find out more about the Indiana University Social Work Distance Education Conference

04-15-2016 - Indiana University
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