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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of social workers is expected to increase by 16 percent during the 2008-18 decade, which is faster than the average for all occupations.
The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program prepares you to help individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities—from a rural to global perspective—overcome life's most difficult challenges.
Social workers interact with a variety of people, including children, families and elders, and in a number of settings:
The Social Work major at Champlain College will give you concrete, hands-on tools-and experience applying them-that will set you apart when it comes time to market your degree to a potential employer.
In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, the Champlain Social Work (BSW) program offers hands-on learning opportunities that help our students create highly marketable resumes. Highlights include:
Through Champlain's accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), students may apply to be considered for admission to an MSW program to earn a master's degree in one year instead of two. If accepted, students would save a year of tuition costs and get a head start on a career with a higher-level skill set.