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Whatever your path to a brighter future, Monmouth will help you get there. Last year, 92 percent of Monmouth social work students (BSW) graduated with a job or went directly to graduate school.

At the School of Social Work, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to advance human rights and social justice throughout New Jersey, across the country, and around the world.

Succeed in Social Work

Demand for health care and social service workers continues to increase, and a degree from the School of Social Work will better prepare you for today’s job market. Through field internships (locally and throughout the world), research, and social work practice, you will gain the necessary skills and experience you will need to make a difference. A Monmouth education has led our graduates to fulfilling careers in:

  • Child welfare
  • Community organizing
  • Gerontology
  • Grant or policy writing
  • Mental health
  • Social work
  • Substance abuse treatment

Columbia. Michigan. Washington. Monmouth. Monmouth’s School of Social Work graduate program was ranked as one of the best schools for social work nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in 2020, a ranking based on a survey of experts in the field.

Take the Next Step

For some of our students, an education doesn’t end with an undergraduate degree. The School of Social Work prepares graduates for whatever may be in front of them—a career or graduate school. Advance your professional goals through Monmouth’s Master of Social Work, a two-year, fully accredited program that will prepare you for licensure as a clinical social worker or social worker. Many other Monmouth students have pursued additional degrees at institutions such as Fordham University, New York University, the University of South Carolina, and many others.

Monmouth offers a five-year path to a Master in Social Work. Complete your bachelor’s degree in social work at Monmouth, then take your fifth year to complete the MSW.