Why Choose Saint Rose for a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work?
Helping people is your passion. You go above and beyond for your family, friends and even strangers – often putting other people’s needs in front of your own. If you’re a community-minded individual with an altruistic drive, then consider an education at The College of Saint Rose. Not only do we have a top Social Work program aimed at preparing you for a rewarding career, but the college’s mission is also deeply rooted in community service, social justice and wellness with outreach opportunities that reflect these core values.
Social Work is both challenging and rewarding — our program is no exception. Upon acceptance to the college, students are also required to apply for admission to the Social Work major. Our program includes diverse coursework in political science, sociology, and biology as well as opportunities to work with real people in a variety of settings. Once you complete your undergraduate degree, you’ll gain advanced standing at The College of Saint Rose or another higher education institute offering a Master of Science in Social Work degree, meaning you automatically complete the first year of your MSW coursework.
Graduates have gone on to accept positions at schools, residential treatment centers, mental health treatment agencies, substance abuse and alcohol treatment clinics, probation offices, long-term care facilities, and children and family services.