University of Vermont

The Department of Social Work

Our Programs

Undergraduate program

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work (BSW): The principal educational objective of the Social Work Program is to prepare students for beginning generalist social work practice with individuals, families, small groups, organizations, and communities. The program provides education for social work practice based on a liberal arts education in the social sciences and humanities. The program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Throughout the program of study, students gain the values, knowledge, and skills necessary to provide social services and to effect social change in institutions and communities.

Graduate program

  • Master's Degree in Social Work (M.S.W.) : The Master of Social Work Program prepares students for advanced practice which affirms diversity, reflects people's strengths and promotes social justice and human rights. The program emphasizes community and family-centered practice in a variety of professional roles and settings. An advanced standing option is available for qualified students who have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited social work program. The Master of Social Work Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Please request an M. S. W. Program Bulletin from the Department for more details and/or review our homepage .

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