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Cedar Crest student

Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education


School of Adult and Graduate Education

Traditional Admissions

Career Opportunities

Many career paths will be open to you after you earn your bachelor’s degree in social work. Here are just some of the occupations for which this major is well suited. (Additional training may be required for some of them.)

  • Adoption Agencies  
  • Aging Services  
  • Child Welfare Agencies  
  • Counseling Centers 
  • Disaster Relief Work 
  • Family Service Agencies  
  • Hospital & Health Care  
  • Individual & Family Therapy 
  • Military & Veterans Services  
  • Nursing Homes  
  • Addiction Treatment Facilities  
  • Advocacy Organizations 
  • Community Organizing 
  • Corrections  
  • Domestic Violence Services 
  • Hospice Services  
  • Human Trafficking Services
  • International Social Work  
  • Mental Health 
  • School Social Work 

The Fast Track to Becoming a Therapist

Today, more social workers provide counseling and psychotherapy than any other profession including psychologists and psychiatrists. Students who pursue social work are able to perform the same services with a master’s level degree as many professionals with a Ph.D.