Giving Hope and Changing Lives

Social work is a dynamic profession concerned with the changing needs of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and society. For those who are interested in this professional commitment, social work offers a broad range of practice settings: community mental health agencies, nursing homes, hospitals, schools, employee assistance programs, family service agencies, and community service agencies. In addition, professional social workers serve as administrators of various social service agencies. They also work in all levels of government, education, and a number of social workers have assumed political or legislative careers. The education and training they receive in a Master of Social Work (MSW) program provides them with the skills they need to choose a career within the broad area of social work The School of Social Work MSW program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

#1 Providers of mental health care in the U.S.(National Association of Social Workers, 2017)

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Master of Social Work
January 1-July 15, 2022

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TOP-RANKEDMaster of Social Work program in Indiana (U.S. News & World Report)

+13%Overall employment of social workers is projected to grow 13 percent from 2019 to 2029 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor)

8,000+IU School of Social Work alumni working in the field

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Indiana University School of Social Work is well-known for providing exceptional graduate education.  We are committed to providing helpful information and personal support as you explore the program and begin the admissions process. Every fall and spring, the IU School of Social Work at IUPUI hosts multiple Information Sessions for you to come and learn about the programs. You are also welcome to schedule an individual advising appointment for more in-depth assistance. 

Indiana University semesters start in January, May, and August.

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