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Mental health clinics, schools, human service agencies, private practices—through a variety of institutions, social workers devote their lives to helping people solve and cope with daily life problems.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of social workers is expected to increase by 16% between 2016 and 2026, which is faster than the average for all other occupations. Job prospects for social workers will vary by speciality, but all fields will be higher than the national average.
At Champlain, we are proud of the success our students have in their fields after graduation. Through hands-on learning experience in and outside the classroom, a BSW from Champlain College will set you apart when it comes time to apply for jobs. 100% of Social Work graduates in the Class of 2019 are either employed or continuing their education within six months of graduating.
Recent Social Work graduates have accepted various positions, including:
Read more about Champlain students' career success.
Champlain's Career Collaborative team surveys alumni six months after graduation to find out how job searches are going. The College-wide results below are based on an outstanding 91% response rate—significantly higher than most post-graduation college surveys.
Our graduates are thriving; their Champlain education prepared them with real-world experience that sets them apart in their field.
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.