Be an Advocate for Social Justice
Union Institute & University’s major in Social Work prepares you for generalist practice with individuals, groups, communities, and organizations. Proudly accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), our degree program applies a real-world approach and on-the-job training experience through a combination of online & fieldwork. You will form close mentoring relationships with our experienced social work faculty and practitioners and gain an in-depth understanding of the clinical processes, generalist methods, and interventions used in public and private sector, community-based organizations.
Benefits & Careers of our Social Work Graduates
Union’s Social Work program helps you build connections with licensed, experienced social work faculty and field practitioners. We allow our students to attain training experience through completion of social work field practicum near your home so you can apply leadership skills for professional generalist social work practice and advocacy. We also provide professional advising from licensed social work program faculty who guide, mentor, coach, and counsel students from the beginning of their online degree program through graduation.
- Social services
- Child welfare
- Health Professionals
- Youth and education
- Medical Workers
- Mental health
- Addiction Specialists
- Long-term care
- Corrections Workers
- Juvenile justice
Social Justice & Change
Skills & Benefits Union Students Gain
Express and interpret ideas clearly using a variety of written, oral, and/or visual forms.
Use different modes of disciplinary and interdisciplinary inquiry to explore ideas and issues from multiple perspectives.
Express ethical and social implications in social, professional, artistic, and/or scholarly practice.
Articulate a perspective on power in the world and in the global community.