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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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Assisting Lives Impacted by Conflict and Disaster

Bruna Cardoso Lopez, Social Work Field Placement Coordinator

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A "Perfect Fit"

Brandie Bentley , PhD Candidate

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Continuously Ask Yourself Who You Want To Be

Araceli Carbajal, BSW '20, MSW Student

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Applying a Futures Lens to Societal Challenges

Julie Muñoz-Nájar, Clinical Associate Professor, MSW '08

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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

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

Upcoming Lightning Talks to Feature Social Work Faculty on Hard-Hitting Topics

September 23, 2021

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  • Students,
  • Faculty & Staff

Trout Named MSW Field Director

August 26, 2021

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

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