Welcome to the UMSL School of Social Work

We engage students and faculty in professional education, research, and service to advance knowledge and competence to promote human and societal well-being. Within a collaborative learning environment, students are prepared as self-aware, culturally informed and critically-thinking leaders who are committed to social and economic justice and professional values and ethics. We inspire hope. We change lives. Choose the UMSL School of Social Work.


Choose the right program for you:


Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

  • Social Work Minor
Gain understanding and expertise in both the non-profit and public sectors.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Prepare for professional social work practice in just two years. 

Field Education

Apply what you have learned in the classroom in an organizational setting. 

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Our BSW and MSW programs are both fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

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