Be an agent of change

Social workers relieve human suffering; alleviate social and economic injustice; and ensure their clients' social, economic and psychological needs are met. Social work is about being an agent of change.

Our guiding principles

  • A focus on people's strengths
  • A celebration of human diversity
  • The application of multi-system practice methods to promote human well-being and fair, equitable communities
  • A commitment to social justice
  • A focus on working with diverse clients from a bio-psycho-social-spiritual-cultural perspective across the entire life span
  • A focus on social work practice and collaboration with clients and organizations in public and not-for-profit settings

Information Sessions

Dates for Fall 2015 applicants:

September 16th, 12pm to 1:30pm

*October 8th, 12pm to 1:30pm, room #201.  This session is specifically for the MSW/MPA dual degree program.*

October 9th, 5:30pm to 7pm

November 11th, 12pm to 1:30pm

December 9th, 5:30pm to 7pm

January 14th, 12pm to 1:30pm

All information sessions will be held in Room 301 of the University Downtown Center, located at 67 Washington Street, Binghamton, NY 13901-3702.

If you have questions, please call the department at 607-777-5999.

NOTE: In case of inclement weather, please call the department to make sure the session has not been cancelled. We will update the website as well.


Last Updated: 8/26/14