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Careers in Social Work

Social Work careers are meaningful, offering opportunities to work with diverse populations in a variety of settings. Social workers are caring people who want to improve the lives of others, who want to make a real difference in their own communities and throughout the world.

What can I do with a degree in Social Work?

The options for careers in Social Work continue to expand. 

Some representative careers include:

  • Child Protective Services
  • Adoption Agencies and Foster Care Programs
  • Schools and Day Care Centers
  • Mental Health Centers
  • Alcohol/Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Programs
  • Courts and detention Programs
  • Teen Counseling and Justice Centers

Want to know more about Social Work and related programs?

Contact the Social Work Office at (850) 474-2381 or e-mail For UWF admission requirements, tuition information and online application, visit UWF Undergraduate Admissions or the UWF Graduate School.