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At IU, you’ll get the knowledge, skills and firsthand experience to make a difference in the world. Our nationally recognized academic programs prepare you for the next step in your journey, whether that be the job market, advanced degree programs or impactful research that sparks change in populations and communities.

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Find a program that’s right for you #

  • BSW

    Bachelor of Social Work

    Taught by faculty with social work experience, our bachelor’s degree program covers the foundations of social work, enabling you to practice professionally and ethically in a variety of community settings.

  • MSW

    Master of Social Work

    Meaningful practicum experiences and a flexible path to graduation are just two of the strengths of our nationally-ranked MSW program. Our clinical and community practice curriculum prepares graduates for both micro- and macro-level practice.

  • PhD

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Offered at the IU Indianapolis campus, our PhD program offers students opportunities to engage in meaningful research in a supportive learning environment with a rich history of scholarly inquiry.

  • Labor

    Labor Studies

    From its home in the School of Social Work, IU’s Labor Studies program attracts students from diverse backgrounds and covers topics that include organized labor, labor and social movements, the impact of global markets and changing institutions.

Study Abroad #

Learn about international social work and social justice issues through our study abroad programs in Croatia, South Korea and India.

Continuing Education #

Maximize your career opportunities with courses for licensure or for enhancing your skills.

Community Partners

Field Education #

The signature pedagogy of our MSW and BSW programs. Our experienced field team works closely with you to design practicum experiences that inspire and challenge. IU Social Work’s strong relationships across the state make it possible to find opportunities that complement your interests and career goals.

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