What Can I Do With A Major In Social Work?

Social Work

The Northeastern State University Social Work Program offers an upper-division professional social work curriculum built upon a liberal arts foundations that leads to a Bachelor of Social Work degree accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

Its primary mission is to provide academic preparation and contribute to the professional and intellectual growth and development of individuals who desire to enter generalist social work practice in a wide range of social agencies and allied settings with diverse client systems for various sizes and types.

Students who graduate from our B.S.W. program are eligible for an Oklahoma state license to practice generalist social work.


Career Opportunities

  • Camp Director
  • Career / Guidance Counselor
  • Chaplain
  • Child Care Center Administrator
  • Child Support Services Worker
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Clinical Sociologist
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • Community Welfare Worker
  • Counseling Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Family Caseworker
  • Healthcare Social Worker
  • High School Guidance Counselor
  • Industrial Therapist
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Missionary Worker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Parole Officer
  • Patient Advocate
  • Probation Officer
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Residence Counselor
  • School Psychologist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Social Psychologist
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Social Work Professor
  • Social Worker
  • Sociologist
  • Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Youth Services Specialist

Related Skills

  • Contact with Public
  • Decision Making
  • Face to Face Communication
  • Helping
  • Listening
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reasoning
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Speaking
  • Writing and Authoring