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

Find your program


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?


Along for More Than the Ride

Becky Rowe, MSW '21

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Fostering Hope and Success

Sharva Hampton-Campbell, Graduate Student Affairs Coordinator

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The Road Less Traveled

Ian Hulette, MSW Student

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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

  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Community Impact

CFRC Director Tamara Fuller Appointed by Governor Pritzker to Serve on Advisory Commission

January 24, 2023

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  • Research,
  • Professional Development

#SWTech- Mapping the Changing Landscape of Technology Skills for Social Workers 

January 20, 2023

The New Social Worker Magazine

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  • Students,
  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research

SSWR National Conference Presenters

January 04, 2023

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

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