The School of Social Work has maintained the prestigious Council on Social Work Education accreditation since 1973 and continues to uphold an outstanding regional reputation for its quality undergraduate program and community and regional service. The diverse curriculum provides a deep knowledge base and skill set related to social welfare, human behavior and the social environment, social work research, social policy and generalist practice—preparing students to advance social justice, economic justice and human rights on a local to global scale.
Courses are taught by faculty with extensive and diverse social work experience in areas such as child and public welfare, medical, psychiatric and gerontological social work, mental health, domestic violence, chemical dependency, and more. In addition to classroom study, students acquire practical, hands-on skills by completing two human service experiences and a 480-hour internship—preparing students for entry-level licensed generalist social work practice, graduate school and successful career paths in health care, the social assistance industry or local and state government agencies.
We proudly uphold our long-lived regional reputation for excellence and leadership in undergraduate social work education and community and regional service, and we would be pleased to add your name to our roster!
Dr. Kathleen Brock is Interim Lead Instructor of Education Research at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. She was Vice President of Academics at Minnesota State Community and Technical College /M State in Moorhead from 2011 to 2014. She was Dean of Instruction at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minneosta from 2007 to 2011. Dr. Brock […]
Dr. Ok-Hee Lee is Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Minnesota State University, Moorhead. She served as Co-Chair of the School of Teaching and Learning from 2006 until 2014. Dr. Lee received her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Indiana University in 2004, and her M.A. in school administration from […]
We Are Proud of Pam Kiser, ’92, first-grade teacher and early literacy support at Robert Asp Elementary School, for being named the 2015 Moorhead Teacher of the Year. Kiser has worked in the district since 1992. She has been a paraprofessional, Title I teacher, Reading Recovery teacher, first-grade teacher and third-grade teacher prior to taking […]
Jessy Belden, Social Work Major