The Ferris State University Social Work Program is well known in the academic world as a producer of skilled social workers from an advanced curriculum. The faculty members come from various backgrounds in the varying field of social work.
What is Social Work?
Social work is referred to as the helping profession. Geared toward creating a better social world through qualitative change in current social relations, social workers combine complex people skills, research and knowledge to promote social justice for all people.
Why Choose Social Work?
You have a strong sense of justice, and fairness for all. You want to pursue and provide a voice for those who are oppressed. You are able to listen and communicate.
The BSW program at Ferris covers the vast continuum of social work areas, including child welfare, gerontology, working with people living with disabilities and mental health, and research to name a few. Students are involved with community agencies and programs throughout the social work curriculum.
Program Spotlight: Social Work
Social Work Program
Ferris State University
820 Campus Dr., ASC 2108
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225