Indiana University
BSW Academic Programs

Academic Programs

We offer programs in social work and labor studies on campuses across the state of Indiana including Indianapolis (IUPUI), Bloomington (IUB), Richmond (IUE), Gary (IUN), Fort Wayne (IPFW) and South Bend (IUSB).

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW): Students prepare for generalist social work practice. The program is based on a strong liberal arts curriculum and provides a foundation for life-long learning.

Certificate in Case Management: Prepares students with a holistic view of the person and the knowledge of community resources and qualifies graduates for case management positions in a wide range of human service contexts.

Master of Social Work (MSW): Graduate students prepare for advanced social work practice in selected areas of specialization at both the micro and macro levels.

Doctoral Program (PhD): Social work practitioners prepare for leadership roles in research, teaching, scholarship, and policy development.

Pre-Doc Exploratory Option: Prospective PhD candidates may complete up to nine credit hours of study in our doctoral program before making a formal application.

Continuing Education: The school offers continuing education on current and emerging social work issues.

Labor Studies Program: Students are provided with the essential knowledge and skills to strengthen the labor movement and trade unionism, develop an understanding of collective action, and learn how to achieve workers' rights and equity and how to promote democratic institutions.

Bachelor of Science in Labor Studies

Associate of Science in Labor Studies

Certificate in Labor Studies

Minor in Labor Studies

Continuing Education: The school offers continuing education on current and emerging social work issues.