The social work program helps train professionals who can assess situations and help people effectively. It teaches students to be aware of different cultures, include everyone, fight for fairness, and use theory and research to improve their work.
Why Study Social Work at Radford?
- Flexible programs to suit the needs of diverse students
- 100% successful Internship placement
- Over 95% of students graduating with a baccalaureate degree from the Waldron College of Health and Human Services have found employment or gone on to graduate school within 3 months of graduation
- Stipend programs available
- Study abroad programs
Our Bachelor of Social Work graduates often work with diverse populations. They work as case managers for: senior living, foster care, hospice, mental health, addiction, child welfare specialists, geriatric specialists in hospitals, clinics, residential facilities, and hospice and outpatient centers to name a few.
B.S.W. graduates often pursue master's degrees in social work for careers in more clinical settings, such as psychotherapy and substance abuse counseling.
- Students will have opportunities to participate in faculty research projects
- Faculty provide mentorship for student researchers
- Clubs and organizations are available for students
100% Successful Internship Placement
Almost 100% Career Placement for Graduates
Nationally Ranked Social Work Program
Learn By Doing Field Work
The Field Program is where you pull your learning together and where all of the theories begin to make sense as you come to understand people and situations within their real-world context.