SKILLS NEEDED

Skills Needed
  • Active listening
  • Critical thinking
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Empathy
  • Organization
  • Setting boundaries
  • Tolerance
  • Written and verbal communication

SALARIES

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The average salary for social workers with a bachelor’s degree is $41,300. With a MSW, the average salary is $54,000.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Career Oppurtunities
  • Adoption or foster care agencies
  • Child protective agencies
  • Community advocacy organizations
  • Criminal justice agencies
  • Probation and parole agencies
  • Family advocacy organizations
  • Health care settings
  • Immigration and refugee advocacy groups
  • Mental health facilities
  • Schools
  • Social welfare agencies
  • Substance abuse treatment centers
  • Victims' rights groups

Social Work FAST FACTS

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Graduates in 2018 had job offers or were accepted to graduate school before Commencement

  • Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Agreement with Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research for select entry into Master Social Work degree program *Expand/Collapse

Neumann University is proud to partner with the Bryn Mawr College in offering NU undergraduates a pathway into their Master of Social Service (MSS) degree program. Bryn Mawr College will reserve five (5) seats in the MSS program every year for NU undergraduates in Education, Criminal Justice and Psychology who meet specified entrance criteria. Talk to your Admissions Counselor to learn more.

  • Pathway into Neumann University’s MS in Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling*Expand/Collapse

Neumann University students who successfully complete their BSW degree with an overall GPA of 3.0 and meet regular admissions criteria to NU’s Master of Science in Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling (PCMHC) will be given preferred acceptance to this program. Talk to your Admissions Counselor to learn more.

Related Degrees

  • MS in Pastoral Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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I get to be out in the community and help those in need.


— Jennifer Sieminski
Social Work
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Where Neumann Social Work Majors are Employed or in Graduate School

  • Brandywine Counseling
  • Brandywine Hospital
  • Delaware County Children and Youth Services
  • Horizon House
  • Melmark
  • Monmouth University
  • Widener University

Additional Resources

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INFORMATION

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BSW in SOCIAL WORK

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BSW CSWE Assessment Reporting

Maria Sotomayor

Neumann is a place that wanted me for who I am.