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Department of Social Work

All accepted students who plan to study Social Work at Western New England University are invited to visit campus for an Academic Preview Day on Wednesday, April 19th. To register for this event, click here

The Department of Social Work oversees the undergraduate Social Work major that prepares students for a rewarding career helping individuals and society. The Department of Social Work places an emphasis on experiential learning from freshmen to senior year, which will allow you the opportunity to observe social work from a variety of settings. You’ll complete three internships during your junior and senior years, totaling over 600 internship hours. In small classes, our experienced faculty provide a high-quality education that will prepare you to succeed in graduate school or your career.


Accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education qualifies our graduates to apply for Advanced Standing in MSW programs.

Merit Scholarships

Good high school grades and formal test scores can qualify you for our Merit Scholarships of $14,000 to $20,000 per year.

Loan Forgiveness Programs

The social work profession offers Loan Forgiveness programs.


Watch Our Videos

  • Gianna Perotti ’13 LMSW

    Learn more about the program from graduate Gianna Perotti ’13 LMSW.

  • Nicole Allen ’16

    Hear about the program from recent graduate Nicole Allen ’16.