Social Work - BS, BA

Major, Minor

BSW applications are due March 1, 2023.

Mission Statement

The BSW program’s mission is to prepare social workers for generalist practice in a diverse society and to equip students with the knowledge and skills essential to the enhancement of the quality of life for all persons.

Overview

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.

Career 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.

BSW Program & Field Manual

 

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NASW

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

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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

Jen Evers

Jen Evers

Clinical Associate Professor | BSW Program Coordinator for Statewide Campus

(435) 797-5104
Moab Campus, 128B
jenifer.evers@usu.edu

Teresa Lemmon

Teresa Lemmon

Statewide Academic Advisor



teresa.lemmon@usu.edu

Jayme Walters

Jayme Walters

Assistant Professor | BSW Program Director | Director of the Transforming Communities Institute

435-797-7693
Old Main 240B
jayme.walters@usu.edu


Reid Youmans

Reid Youmans

Academic Advisor Senior

435.797.3883
Old Main 106
reid.youmans@usu.edu

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