Social Work Department
- Educating social workers to be effective practitioners and leaders in the public and private sectors
- Preparing social workers to promote economic and social justice and human rights through policy practice
- Preparing social workers to evaluate their practice and to be informed consumers of research and scholarship
- Creating and strengthening community partnerships that promote the Department and University’s shared commitment to scholarship, professional preparation, and advocacy.
Southern Connecticut State University is the only campus in the Connecticut State University System to offer both the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree and the Master of Social Work (MSW) degree.
The BSW program prepares students for entry-level professional social work positions and for advancement to graduate social work education. The MSW program prepares students for advanced clinical practice in an area of specialization.