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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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Providing Hope—and Health—for Children

Tara Powell , Associate Professor

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Promoting Social Change Through Public Engagement

Kevin Tan , Associate Professor

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Against All Odds

Leyda Garcia-Greenawalt , BSW '19, MSW '21

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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

  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Community Impact

CFRC Releases Groundbreaking Research on Subsidized Guardianship in Illinois

March 01, 2024

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

World Social Work Day 2024

February 29, 2024

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  • Faculty & Staff,
  • Research,
  • Community Impact

Kevin Tan Awarded Multiple Grants to Support Racial Healing Sustainability

February 27, 2024

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

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