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Global Opportunities in Social Work at E-town

Social Work majors are highly encouraged to study or intern abroad in places such as India.

Why Study Social Work at Elizabethtown College?

We're an active learning community, from fieldwork experience to service-learning and study abroad opportunities.

Areas of Study

Social Work is a multi-faceted profession concerned with change on an individual, community, national, and international level.

About Social Work

If you are interested in pursuing a career in social work, you are likely already passionate about serving others.

After Graduation

Social work is a vibrant and growing profession. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts high job growth in the profession. Social workers find employment in many fields including:

  • Child welfare
  • Medical social work
  • School Social work
  • Gerontology
  • Mental Health
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • International Development
  • Policy
  • Social Research
  • Addictions
  • Community Development
  • Poverty

The majority of our graduates go on to earn their Master's in Social Work (MSW), either immediately or after earning a few years of experience.   As Elizabethtown College is an accredited social work program, you can be eligible for advanced standing for your MSW, in which you can complete with just one more year of study. Our graduates have been accepted at some of the top schools in the country including Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania and Washington University in St. Louis.

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