Careers in Social Work

What can I do with a BSW degree?

The BSW degree allows you to immediately practice social work with those in need. Our generalist approach prepares graduates to work in many, many fields. Below is a sample of the areas of practice:

  • Adolescent Specialist
  • Adoption Specialist
  • Budget Analyst
  • Case Management Aide
  • Case Manager
  • Child Advocate
  • Child and Adult Day Care Centers
  • Children’s Service Worker
  • Child Support Officer
  • Client Advocate
  • Communications Director
  • Community Coordinator
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Community Planner
  • Community Support Specialist
  • Community Support Worker
  • Correctional Probation Officer
  • Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Corrections Unit Supervisor
  • Counselor
  • Crisis Therapist
  • Delinquency Prevention Officer
  • Director of Events
  • Director of External Affairs
  • Director of Government Relations
  • Director of Professional Services
  • Domestic Violence programs
  • Employee Assistance Counselor
  • Family Advocacy Representative
  • Family Preservation Services Coordinator
  • Family Therapist
  • Forensic Case Monitor
  • Foster Care Therapist
  • Gerontology Aide
  • Guidance Counselor
  • HIV Mental Health Coordinator
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Hospices
  • Hospitals
  • Human Service Worker
  • Information and Referral Specialist
  • Job Coach
  • Legal service agencies
  • Life Skills Counselor
  • Manager
  • Membership Coordinator
  • Mental Health Aide
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Outpatient Health Specialist
  • Parole Officer
  • Policy Planning Specialist
  • Probation Officer
  • Program Coordinator/Manager
  • Psychiatric Social Worker
  • Psychological aide
  • Public Health Manager
  • Research Analyst
  • Residential Treatment Programs
  • Schools (elementary and secondary)
  • Senior Negotiator
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Social Services Aide
  • Social Work Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Abuse Programs
  • Youth Worker