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Social Work

Below is a list of resources for students who are interested in applying to a Master's of Social Work program. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and it is recommended that you meet with your advisor to frequently to discuss your overall progress.

Social Work Resources

Career Overview: Overview provided by the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Accredited Programs: Find a school and their contact information by school, city, or state

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE): The GRE's are required by many social work programs. The General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills. The GRE General Test is administered year-round

Benefits of a Social Worker Career

Pre-Social Work Club: Promotes activities that support various social work student priorities. Pre-SW informs members of professional development opportunities, continuing education/learning opportunities, and campus-wide events particularly relevant to Pre-SW students. Also, check out their facebook page for more information!

Phi Alpha- Chi Epsilon: a national social work academic honor society that is dedicated to high standards of scholarship and distinctive achievements within social work.  Find out more information at the National website, http://phialpha.org/. The purposes of Phi Alpha Honor Society are to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals.