Social Work - BS, BA

Major, Minor


Students studying Social Work at USU will learn to become advocates committed to the resolution of contemporary social problems. The program, which is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, prepares students to intervene with individuals, families, groups and communities while developing administrative skills to promote social change.

Real World Application

Graduates of this program will leave ready to be licensed as social workers after passing the National Basic Social Work exam and the State of Utah Law and Ethics exam. After certification, graduates can seek employment in public and child welfare, healthcare, community organization or gerontology.

Get Involved


Learn the benefits of joining the NASW in conjunction with USU's Social Work Student Association.

Alumni Insights

Annalisa Blackham

Watch Annalisa Blackham speak to USU students about using her degrees in Social Work to help young men in the Philippians during her service in the Peace Corps.

USU’s Social Work programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and consequently meet licensure requirements in all 50 states. States differ in their licensing processes and students are encouraged to become familiar with these processes when pursuing licensure in a particular state.

Program Advisors

Terry Peak

Terry Peak

Social Work Program Director - Professor

(435) 797-4080
Logan Campus, OLD MAIN 239D

Carl (CJ) Sorenson

Carl (CJ) Sorenson

Clinical Associate Professor
Statewide BSW Program Director

(435) 919-1282
Brigham City Campus D206

Reid Youmans

Reid Youmans

Academic Advisor Senior

Old Main 106

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