Social Work

WHEN ACADEMIC DEGREES AND MENTORING EXPERIENCE COMBINE

The impact? "I'm not only able to grow my skills, but I'm able to have an influence in my community."
~Jessica Stanis, MSW '15, MPA '15

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Do you want to help others? Binghamton University’s Department of Social Work gives you the expertise needed to provide that help and become an agent of change. 

Highlights of our programs

  • Our curriculum gives students the knowledge and skills to address the needs of individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities and become leaders in a complex, multicultural society. 
  • Students learn strategies to effectively advocate for social justice and change.
  • Our many collaborations with local agencies allow students opportunities to take their classroom learning experiences out into the community.
  • Our faculty experts train some of the best social workers in the state. Every year, our graduates are among the highest achieving on New York’s Social Work licensure exams! 

Admissions

The Department of Social Work will continue to accept applicants until all Fall 2022 cohorts have reached capacity.

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Degrees

BSW PROGRAM

Full-time MSW program

Part-time MSW program

Dual Degrees

Other programs

Continuing education

International service learning course

Accreditation

The Master of Social Work (MSW) program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of a master's social work program by the Council on Social Work Education' Commission on Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process. An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Commission on Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education's Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation of a bachelor of social work program by the Council on Social Work Education' Commission on Accreditation indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of program quality evaluated through a peer review process. An accredited program has sufficient resources to meet its mission and goals and the Commission on Accreditation has verified that it demonstrates compliance with all sections of the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.

FIELD INSTRUCTION

Students acquire experience and develop competencies that will help them attain their personal and professional goals within a framework of social work values and ethics.

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