By choosing to major in social work, you are embarking on a journey of service to others. The MacMurray College Social Work Program will help you to become a leader, scholar and citizen who is prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. MacMurray’s Social Work Program, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), prepares graduates for beginning professional social work practice and the successful pursuit of graduate social work education.
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Graduates obtain Advanced Standing in Master’s of Social Work Programs, which accelerates completion of the MSW to one year’s worth of credits. Other Bachelor degrees require two full years of Master’s level work for the MSW.
As a practice profession, the BSW program provides learning opportunities to put what students are learning into practice: Career Experience classes (get to test out your skills in a variety of settings), International Social Work classes (travel abroad to practice in a global perspective), Junior Field Internships (dive into service projects that help others and broaden your skillset), and Senior Field Internships (put those skills to test and get ready for your social work career)!
The Social Work Program provides opportunities for double-majors in Psychology or in American Sign Language/Interpreting/Deaf Studies.