Under the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, JMU's nationally accredited Department of Social Work welcomed 53 graduates into the growing profession of Social Work.
Our Department Offers the Following Academic Programs
Minor and Certificate Programs
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July 28, 2014
Social Work department welcomes new faculty member, Karen Myers as an assistant professor this fall.
May 9, 2014
After graduating with a degree in Social Work, John Harper will be teaching underprivileged and underserved youth in Alabama through Teach for America.
April 28, 2014
JMU’s Social Work Organization (SWO) has been doing something a little unconventional to help out the Harrisonburg homeless community: collecting plastic bags to recycle into sleeping mats.
April 10, 2014
When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last November, new JMU graduate Michelle Taylor ('13) was at ground zero. She and 11 fellow Peace Corps workers were holed up in a hotel, listening anxiously as the superstorm pummeled the city.
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Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. More >