Why Study Social Work at NMU?
- Small class sizes
- Connection with peers and instructors
- Learn at a CSWE-accredited programs
- Hands-on and research-based curriculum
- Opportunities to learn and practice in an urbanized rural area
- Collaborate with the Native American Studies program including experiental learning
Career Opportunities in Social Work
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment of social workers is projected to grow 13% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.
- Employment of child, family, and school social workers is projected to grow 12%
- Employment of healthcare social workers is projected to grow 14%
- Employment of mental health and substance abuse social workers is projected to grow 17%
Frequently Asked Questions
The Social Work department has put together a list of frequently asked questions about the newly accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) program and the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program:
- What kind of career advantages does a degree in social work provide?
- How do I apply for admission to NMU?
- How difficult is it to transfer to NMU from another institution if I am interested?
- And more