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What can I do with a master’s degree in social work?

While the field of social work has evolved to become more diverse and specialized, core master’s degree courses prepare you for a wide variety of job possibilities.

Choose the MSW specialization best reflecting the social work career path you want to walk.

Job titles can vary widely with overlap across each specialty. Your choice of specialty today doesn’t necessarily preclude you from pursuing job possibilities in other areas.

Mental Health

  • Behavioral Health Therapist 
  • Mental Health Social Worker 
  • Psychiatric Social Worker 
  • Psychosocial Coordinator 
  • Residential Therapist 
  • Substance Use Disorder Clinician 
  • Suicide Prevention Specialist 
  • Therapist 
  • Victim Advocate 

Medical 

  • Home Health & Hospice Social Worker 
  • Hospice Social Worker 
  • Medical Social Worker 
  • Oncology Social Worker 
  • Residential Treatment Coordinator 
  • Social Work Case Manager 

Children, Families, and Aging

  • Adoption Social Worker 
  • Adult Protective Services Worker 
  • Child Protective Services Supervisor (CPS Social Worker) 
  • Domestic Violence Advocate 
  • Family Protection Specialist 
  • Family Resource Coordinator 
  • Family Service Worker 
  • Foster Care Social Worker 
  • Gerontology Social Worker 
  • Pediatric Social Worker 
  • School Social Worker 
  • Veteran Affairs (VA) Social Worker 
  • Youth Specialist 

Learn more about our Master of Social Work program

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