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BE AN AGENT OF CHANGE

A degree in social work is just the beginning of your endless potential to shape our world.

Find your program

BE AN AGENT OF CHANGE

A degree in social work is just the beginning of your endless potential to shape our world.

Find your program
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Join a community of passionate people who impact lives, influence policy, fight injustice, and develop evidence-based solutions to our biggest social challenges.

Here are our stories–what will yours be?

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Along for More Than the Ride

Becky Rowe, MSW '21

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Story

A Heart for the Distressed

Dora Watkins, PhD Student

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Story

The Road Less Traveled

Ian Hulette, MSW Student

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Returning—Virtually—to Earn an MSW

Clair Brendel, BSW '15, MSW Student

Clair Brendel working for the American Red Cross

Why Choose Illinois?

Simply put, we transform lives. Of students. Of children. Of communities. It starts in the classroom. It continues in the field. And it reaches the most marginalized of society. If you are committed to transforming lives, including your own, join us at Illinois.

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Your program is tailored

to what matters to you, with multiple concentrations and certificates, flexible degree options, research opportunities and experience in the field.

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You'll be supported

in small classes all housed in a single building, and one-on-one relationships with award-winning faculty.

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You'll feel prepared

for your next career move, with block placement for field internships, over 90% job placement rate, and continuing education after you graduate.

What will your impact be?

Take the next step in your journey to making a difference.

The Latest from the School of Social Work

  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Community Impact

Study: COVID-19 Policies Harmed Minority Women's Perinatal Experiences, Magnified Inequities 

November 15, 2022

Illinois News Bureau

The team, from left: Tabb Dina, doctoral candidate B. Andi Lee, Hoang and Kaylee Lukacena, a research development manager with the Center for Social and Behavioral Science.
  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Community Impact

New Tool Being Developed to Aid Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

November 11, 2022

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  • Students,
  • Research

Examining Links Between Sexting and Sexual Health Practices Among Refugee Youths 

November 02, 2022

Illinois News Bureau

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  • Students,
  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Alumni,
  • Community Impact

2022 SSW Report Released 

October 26, 2022

ISSUU

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This is more than a career – it's a calling.

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