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Social Work

The Social Work Associate of Arts major prepares students for articulation or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. The student who earns this degree may find employment as a social work assistant. This occupation involves dealing with people often working for family services, children's services, public schools, hospitals, mental health centers, and probation and parole boards.

Social Work Assistants work in a wide range of employment settings. This degree is a good foundation for pursuing the four-year baccalaureate degree, which expands career opportunities. Wright State (Dayton campus) offers a number of related baccalaureate degrees such as social work, psychology, business, sociology, or rehabilitation.

Degree Requirements & Courses