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Social work is a challenging, yet very rewarding, career with opportunities available in a number of settings.


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Social Workers holding an MSW report earning $29,100 more than those holding only a bachelor’s degree.


Top 6 Social Issues

The Big 6 Social Issues of the Decade including human rights, civil liberties, women’s movement, LGBTQI+ community, domestic abuse and substance abuse.


What’s the Difference Between a BSW and an MSW?

Many social work or human services professionals hold a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) which prepares students for entry-level general practice in family services, child welfare, public health and substance abuse. 

A BSW degree does not allow graduates to practice clinical social work (which requires a Master’s Level education and licensure exam), many students pursue a BSW as a stepping stone to graduate studies.

Master of Social Work (MSW) prepares professionals to do advanced specialized clinical work in direct practice or administration. A typical clinical social worker will provide individual, group, and family therapy to develop strategies to change behavior or cope with difficult situations.

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Top Paying Social Work Fields
Social Work Licensing Requirements Vary By State.


Top Paying Social Work Jobs

May 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

While social workers go into the field for love — not money — there are several high-paying jobs within the industry. An advanced degree can help graduates obtain them. There are many reasons people choose to pursue [...]

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A Guide to the Best MSW Programs in the U.S.

May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Looking to apply for a Master’s of Social Work (MSW), but not sure where to start? Here's a guide to the best MSW programs currently on offer. When you start your search for the right MSW program, the number [...]

A Short History of Social Work: The Roots of Your Profession

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The History of Social Work The earliest origins of social work (dating back to the Middle Ages) were in church-based ministering to the poor, which evolved into the philanthropic and social justice movements of the 19th century. Today, [...]