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Why Choose Social Work?

Are you looking for flexibility with your advanced degree?

Few occupations can match the wide-range of settings and opportunities available as a degree in Social Work does. Social workers can be found in hospitals and nursing homes, school settings, police departments and court rooms as well as a number of other work settings. They are educators, therapists and researchers. Taking on roles such as case managers, supervisors, and administrators to provide education and advocacy services to individuals, families and communities. Social workers utilize their skill set at all levels of government and have been elected political leaders and legislators.

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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