Get ready for unique, transformative and personalized experience as a Longwood Social Work major.

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education our program is designed to prepare you to lead individuals and communities, from a variety of backgrounds, to overcome difficult societal challenges and conditions.

Career Path

Our graduates are prepared for first-level professional social work practice and advanced study in graduate schools. Our alumni have careers as generalist-based, professional practitioners in these areas:

  • Adoption
  • Case Management
  • Child Protection
  • Child Welfare
  • Mental Health
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Disaster Relief
  • Domestic Violence
  • Foster Care
  • Gerontology
  • Medical Social Work
  • Homelessness
  • Global Social Work
  • Policy
  • Advocacy
  • Research
  • Social Justice
  • School-based Social Work
  • Substance Abuse
  • Addiction
  • Community Planning

What You'll Study


Explore subjects from the natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, math and computer science as you develop a better understanding and respect for the person- in- environment conceptualization, diversity, inequalities and changing needs of our complex society.


Follow a curriculum that builds on knowledge and skills acquired in the liberal arts and prepares promotes social work ethics and values. You'll take courses that include Family and Children's Services; Human Behavior and Social Environment; and Human Diversity: Populations at Risk.

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