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Build a career that makes a difference

Across our nation and around the world, social workers make life-changing impact. Gain the knowledge and skills at IU to make a difference for individuals, families, organizations and communities. Inspired by faculty who are leaders in the field and motivated by robust degree programs and relevant real-world experiences, you’ll be prepared to make your mark.

Giving Hope and Changing Lives

2nd
largest ONLINE program at IU: MSW Direct
#1
Social workers are the #1 providers of Mental Health Care in the U.S.
1,800+
Students
11,000+
Alumni
7
Campus locations and online MSW program
+7%
Overall Growth in Social Work

Welcome New Dean #

Welcome Dr. Kalea Benner, new dean of the Indiana University School of Social Work

Meet Dr. Benner

Focus on your future #

Whether you’re pursuing your first college degree or interested in graduate study, IU School of Social Work offers degree programs that help you meet your goals. Learn the foundations of social work as an undergraduate or elevate your expertise with a graduate degree. Our programs are designed to meet you where you are.

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Find options to learn and grow #

Interested in studying on a traditional college campus or in a vibrant capital city? Need to study close to home or a degree program with more flexibility? We offer bachelor’s and graduate degrees on seven IU campuses across the state, plus a leading online program.

Learn about campus and online programs

Be a part of something big #

IU Social Work is an impact maker. Our faculty lead cutting-edge research and community engagement projects that help people live better lives. Through real-world experience and practicum opportunities designed to translate knowledge into action, you’ll contribute to a brighter future for people in Indiana and beyond.

Discover community and global engagement
15,000,000+
Externally funded research, evaluation and training
2700+
Community Partners

Tackling society’s toughest problems #

Our faculty are nationally recognized leaders in social work research. Combining practical experience in the field with the latest research methods and our faculty are on the forefront of developing new knowledge and interventions aimed at improving lives.

Explore the research faculty impact

A diverse and dynamic community across seven campuses #

Our diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Students, faculty, and staff represent a dynamic cross-section of the world. Learn about the campus setting, activities and organizations, on-campus resources, and more at each of our seven campuses, or explore what it’s like to be an 100% student online.

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