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Co-director
Contact Information

Dr. Deborah Jacobs
Shippensburg University
717-477-1276
 dfjaco@ship.edu 

Shippensburg Social Work website 

Dr. Heather Girvin
Millersville University
717-871-2157  
heather.girvin@
millersville.edu


Millersville Social Work website 
Millersville Desire 2 Learn site

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 Job Outlook for Master of Social Work

According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, employment for social workers is expected to grow faster than the average of all occupations through 2018 and job prospects will be especially advantageous for individuals working in rural areas. Social work is a profession for individuals who want to help people improve their lives!

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Outlook summary  

Occupational Outlook (U.S.) for Social Workers

Quick Facts:

2010 Median Pay $42,480 per year
Number of jobs, 2010 650,500 
Job outlook 2010 - 20 25% growth (Faster than average 
Employment Change, 2010 - 20             161,200 

The above information can be found at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Social-workers.htm