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Careers for BSW graduates

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. Social work job opportunities are predicted by the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics to continue to over ten percent from 2014 to 2024.  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