Our rigorous programs provide hands-on experience that integrates education and practice with social justice values, multicultural perspectives and a strong emphasis on field education.
Find out how our clinical emphasis and dedicated faculty make SSW the best place to prepare for a rewarding lifelong career.
Our progressive, hands-on curriculum integrates education and practice with social justice values, multicultural perspectives and a strong emphasis on field education.
We know there are a wide range of paths for motivated, caring students. That's why we also offer dual degrees, a unique undergraduate social work major and renowned programs in Education and Behavior Analysis.
Our faculty members are leaders in their fields and mentors in and out of the classroom.
Our faculty and students are on the cutting edge of research in their disciplines. Check out the latest projects and research news.
You'll get hands-on training, right from the start.
Our online journal promotes knowledge exchange among the social work field education community.
Our graduates find success in rewarding careers — and our career support services are here to help during every step.
Our Career Education Center helps with everything from interview preparation to optimizing your LinkedIn profile, so you can land your dream job.
Our alumni share a devotion for empowering society's most vulnerable members, promoting social justice and protecting the health and well-being of their communities
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CareersCareers in Social Work
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, social work employment is expected to increase through 2022. The aging baby boom generation is driving the demand for gerontology social workers. Likewise, the need for social workers specializing in substance abuse and medical and public health is predicted to rise. Graduates of the Simmons School of Social Work are among the most prepared and sought-after professionals ready to meet these needs.
See how students and alumni build careers that transform lives
Over 40 percent of Simmons social work students are offered jobs by at least one of their internship sites.