Social Work Program
Our program is committed to the resolution of contemporary human social problems, such as poverty, racism, discrimination, and economic justice. The program seeks to instill in its graduates a deep commitment to the profession's traditional values. It recognizes the historic importance of social welfare in re-balancing the country’s economic and social structure. Our faculty members contribute to the betterment of society through their teaching, research, service and practice activities.
USU’s social work program offers both bachelor and master degrees in social work and provides the hands-on learning and research knowledge to enable individuals to effect change. The program prepares students for generalist practice in a variety of settings. Both degrees are professionally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and meet requirements established by the State of Utah for social service licensure. Job prospects in social work are expected to grow faster than average in the next decade, especially in rural areas.
Not only do our programs historically produce professionals ready for the challenges of social work but it does so in, arguably, one of the most beautiful settings in the United States. Logan campus is minutes away from thousands of acres of public lands for backcountry mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and more. Utah State University is ranked as the #2 most affordable university in the west. Other campus locations are scattered throughout the diverse state of Utah, always within close proximity to national and state parks with endless options for recreation and culture.