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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

Jan 24th at 12:00pm  St Francis Health Employer Session
Jan 24th 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!

Jan 24th 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!

Feb 7th at 12:00pm  Talk Saves Lives – General Suicide Prevention
Feb 7th at 12:00pm  Voices from the Field
Feb 23rd at 12:00pm  MSW/BSW Student Association Self-Care Workshop
Feb 28th at 12:00pm  Community Health Employer Session
Feb 28th 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!

Feb 28th 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!

Mar 21st 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!

Mar 21st 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!

Apr 1st at 12:00pm  Alumni Association Workshop on Professional Licensing for Social Workers
Apr 3rd at 10:00am  IUSSW Career Fair

Join us for our 2017 IU School of Social Work Career Fair! Meet with employers currently seeking recent social work degree graduates!

Apr 4th at 12:00pm  Alumni Association Workshop on Professional Licensing for Social Workers
Apr 4th at 5:00pm  Alumni Association Workshop on Professional Licensing for Social Workers
Apr 8th at 12:00pm  Workshop on Managing Student Loans
Apr 18th 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!

Apr 18th 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!

May 10th 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!

May 10th 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!

Jun 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!

Jun 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!

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