Department of Social Work



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UMD is launching it's new BSW Program beginning Fall Semester, 2014. Applications are now being accepted until July 15th for this first cohort. The BSW program is primarily online with three required on campus face-to-face class sessions each semester. Students will have the oppportunity to complete their required 420 hour field placement/internship in their home community if an approprite human services agency and supervisor can be identified.

The Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) program prepares students for generalist practice in a variety of human service settings. Graduates are prepared to do a variety of professional social work jobs including counselor, substance abuse/mental health, child welfare and school social work. The curriculum has a special focus on services to American Indians and their communities. The skills students learn are transferable when working with a variety of different groups and settings. There is also a Bachelor's Child Welfare Scholars Program students can apply to after they are accepted into the BSW program. For more information on the program, visit the BSW child welfare scholars webpage.

Please contact the Department of Social Work if you would like additional information or give us a call at 218-726-7245 or 1 (888) 534-9734.


UMD Social Work Department

220 Bohannon Hall
1207 Ordean Court
Duluth, MN 55812

1 (888) 534-9734
(218) 726-7245

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