The Social Work program at Cleveland State University is nationally accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Completion of the Social Work degree is the only avenue to meeting the requirements for the Social Work License.
All full-time faculty members have Doctoral degrees and are well-known at the local, state, national and international levels.
Graduates with a degree in social work are qualified to work in various fields of practice in Public and Private Human Service Agencies.
They work with individuals, families, small groups, neighborhoods and large communities.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, social work is one of the nation’s fastest growing careers, and the need for social work services is expected to increase 30 percent by 2010. Entry level salary ranges from $28,000 to $35,000.
Cleveland State University Social Work graduates work in hundreds of human service agencies and organizations in the Greater Cleveland area, across the state, and the country.
Large numbers of our graduates with bachelor degrees in Social Work pursue their master’s degree. Many of these students continue towards a Doctoral degree in social work.
For more information, visit CSU's Social Work Department's website
|Planning long-term projects||Recruiting/coordinating research subjects|
|Writing grant proposals||Evaluating|
|Maintaining records||Developing project designs|
|Interviewing||Understanding group dynamics|
|Observing human interactions||Recognizing cultural differences/similarities|
|Surveying and sampling||Identifying value systems|
|Gathering and organizing data||Examining data|
|Conducting field studies||Applying non-intrusive methods|
|Reaching new conclusions through comparative study||Utilizing statistical applications|