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Why Social Work?


Why choose Social Work at Shippensburg University

Career Opportunities in Social Work

Social Work is a field that provides many career opportunities with diverse populations. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of social workers is projected to grow 12 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. As part of the generalist approach, the Shippensburg University Social Work & Gerontology department provides students with the opportunity to work with different populations. The following links are some populations that generalist social workers are educated to work with.

Contact the Social Work and Gerontology Department 382 Shippen Hall 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1717 Fax: (717) 477-4051