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BEGIN YOUR CAREER IN ADVOCATING AND HELPING OTHERS WITH A DEGREE IN SOCIAL WORK FROM AUBURN UNIVERSITY AT MONTGOMERY

Advocate. Assist. Educate.

Alabama has identified social work as an area of critical need for the state.
AUM seeks to meet that need with our Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) program.

AUM’s BSW program, grounded in a liberal arts perspective, educates social workers to be ethical and competent practitioners who intervene and advocate for social and economic justice across all system levels (individuals, families, groups, community, and society) while utilizing a generalist perspective within a person-in-environment context.

We prepare social workers to work in a variety of organizations specializing in mental health, health care, schools, military, gerontology, substance use, child welfare, public policy, non-profit social services, and grassroots movements. We prepare you to work with a variety of people and communities including children, adults, the elderly, individual who are homeless, individual with mental illness, individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, oppressed and disadvantaged groups, cancer patients, and many others.

Candidates for the BSW program first complete the two-year, Pre-Social Work curriculum, which is one of the concentrations in the Sociology bachelor’s degree program. Upon completion, the candidate may apply for admission into the BSW program, which is designed to take another two years to complete, depending on class loads and other factors.

Important Note: AUM’s BSW program is currently in Pre-Candidacy for Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation.

 

The program prepares students to: 

  • Be ethical and culturally competent generalist-level social workers to work with diverse populations of individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. 
  • Be advocates for social and economic justice in order to advance well-being in a changing, global, and technological environment.
  • Be lifelong learners utilizing critical thinking, conceptual frameworks, and research-informed practice.
  • Be social workers who support the mission and purpose of social work.

The BSW program educates students to meet the nine professional competencies developed by our accrediting body, the Council on Social Work Education.

 

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U.S Bureau of Labor statistic sample
JobsMedian Annual PayJob Growth through 2029
Social/Community Service Manager$67,15017%
Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, Mental Health Counselor$46,24025%
Social Worker$50,47013%

Put Your Degree to Work

Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries nationally.

Employment in community and social service occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 348,600 jobs. Most projected new jobs in this occupational group are in counselor and social worker occupations, as their services will continue to be needed in areas such as drug abuse counseling and rehabilitation counseling, and also for school and career counseling. In addition to counselors and social workers, this group includes religious workers.

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    Montgomery, AL 36124-4023 
    7430 East Drive • Montgomery, AL 36117 
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