UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
Social work is the professional activity of using planned and purposeful intervention practices to help individuals and groups to solve problems. Social work is an advocacy profession that uses professional knowledge, values and skills, to seek social and economic justice for oppressed and marginalized communities of people. Social workers can be found almost any place where people and organizations come together, including schools, mental health centers, community organizations and hospitals.
Highlights of the Social Work Major
Internship opportunities exist with more than 80 public and private agencies in close proximity to the Twin Cities.
All faculty are licensed social workers.
Coursework provides an emphasis on an interactive classroom experience.
Undergraduate research opportunities are abundant.
Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
As a student in this program, you will learn to:
As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared for a career in the social work field. Below is a list of potential job titles and employers
that graduates may find employment or internship opportunities with.
Potential Job Titles