Dr. Cathy Harner, Social Work Department Chair, speaks about the unique global opportunities you will have as a Social Work student at Taylor.
Be the hands and feet of Jesus to a hurting world.
You will see the reward of doing social work in the faces of those you help. Children, teens, and adults alike need an advocate like you. As a social worker, you will combine social work knowledge with a variety of theoretical concepts from psychology, sociology, political science, education, economics and biology in order to make a difference in the lives of those you help.
Taylor’s social work program will prepare you for a career in helping people at an individual, family, organizational or community level. You will be a lifelong learner, integrating your Christian values with professional social work values.
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredits Taylor University, and your degree will prepare you for a social work licensure in all 50 states. With a bachelor’s degree in social work from Taylor, you can move into a professional position upon graduation, or complete a master’s in social work in one year – as opposed to two years for students without a bachelor’s.
Alumni have become residential counselors, school social workers, and social work faculty – some even serve in places like the Bahamas. Taylor’s emphasis on global awareness will prepare you to work wherever God calls you.
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