The Weber State University Master of Social Work will prepare you for advanced clinical practice with diverse people and systems in a wide variety of settings and contexts. Our graduates are charged with commitment to the development of human well-being, to social justice, and to the alleviation of poverty and oppression.
Our curriculum focuses on:
- The needs of individuals, families, and communities in northern Utah.
- Harm reduction.
- Clinical practice skills relevant to Utah’s growing Latinx population.
- The underlying value of service to individuals, families, groups, communities, organizations, and institutions.
- Interdisciplinary collaboration.
- Social and economic justice.
- Lifelong learning.
Social work’s history is closely linked to many of the world’s greatest human challenges – poverty, mental illness, drug use, crime, disabilities, aging, individual and family crises. The profession has been built on principles that include specific focus on social inequalities and injustice, with particular attention to issues of diversity and oppression. As a result, social workers serve the needs of society’s most marginalized and at-risk individuals and groups.
Our graduates benefit by having a program that meets current and future service demands, is responsive to student and community needs and creates stackable credentials for an established career pipeline.