Please encourage students, Social Work major application due Feb. 28

The major in Social Work, leading to the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree at UW-Green Bay, prepares a graduate for a career as a social worker working with a broad range of individuals, families, organizations and communities. Graduates of the UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Program secure positions in programs serving populations that include older adults, children and their families, persons challenged by developmental and other disabilities, juvenile and adult offenders, persons experiencing mental or physical health issues and other groups identified in this ever-evolving field. Social workers provide direct service and work for social justice through advocacy and, for example, social policy development and change. The UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Program has full accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education. The BSW degree from UW-Green Bay allows the graduate to obtain state certification and provides a broad range of employment opportunities.

Declaring social work as a major at UW-Green Bay begins with a formal application process. Students who want to choose a social work major usually complete the application process during their sophomore year. Students complete the program in a cohort group, and all students begin the program in the fall semester. Admissions applications are reviewed two times during the year to admit students for the fall semester. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on: (1) the last Friday in February and (2) the last Friday in May. A total of 40 students will be accepted for start in Fall of 2020. Students are encouraged to apply for the February deadline with falls on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

More information can be found at: or by calling 920-465-2049.

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