Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Overview

Loyola University Chicago's School of Social Work introduces students to the dynamic, changing, and challenging profession of social work. Social workers help people of all ages and varying social and economic backgrounds in many settings, including child and family agencies, programs for the mentally ill, programs for the developmentally and physically disabled, vocational rehabilitation and employment counseling, the criminal justice system, community centers, the child welfare system, hospitals, day care and schools.

Loyola's social work program offers a unique blend of professional and experienced faculty, an excellent social work curriculum with a strong liberal arts base, and a wide range of opportunities for fieldwork and practical experience.

Program benefits

  • Prepare for a career in social services, including child welfare, community mental health, drug/alcohol rehabilitation, developmental disabilities. 
  • Earn real-world experience and professional connections through curriculum-based fieldwork
  • Graduate from an established, accredited BSW program with a 100-year history of excellence in social work education.
  • Take advantage of student loans, scholarships, and career assistance resources available at Loyola.

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