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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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Promoting Social Change Through Public Engagement

Kevin Tan , Associate Professor

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Providing Help for Victims of Violence and Crime

Rachel Garthe, Associate Professor, Director of the Violence Prevention Research Lab

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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

  • Research,
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Introducing the Early Childhood Data Hub 

June 07, 2024

University of Illinois

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

Domestic and Family Based Violence

June 04, 2024

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  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Community Impact

State of Illinois a Leader in Legislation on Perinatal Mental Health, Study Says 

June 04, 2024

Illinois News Bureau

Karen M. Tabb, center, and Sandra Kopels. U. of I. alumnus Xavier Ramirez

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

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