Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

social work department


Join us Sept. 26 for "Finding God's Light in the Darkness"

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The Social Work program (BSW) of Huntington University focuses on the foundational values of the social work profession which are service, justice, integrity, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, and competence. Our nationally accredited social work program addresses the current needs of individuals, families, groups and communities, allowing students to be globally aware and locally active. Click here for more information about becoming a social worker.

Become licensed in any U.S. State

Our professional degree program will provide entry into the social work field and the capacity to become licensed in any U.S. state (Click here to learn more!). Your degree will also be recognized worldwide. Through classroom instruction, community service, global connections and over 600 hours of field experience, you will be prepared for entry-level generalist social work practice or for the pursuit of a master’s degree in social work.

Assessment for Student Learning Outcomes

The program seeks to measure the effectiveness of the education for students through administration of the ten (10) core competencies as prescribed by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) in accordance with the 2008 Educational Performance and Assessment Standards (EPAS). For information about our outcomes, please see the Social Work Program's Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes 2013 and 2014.

As a student, you will have the opportunity to join our Student Council and our honor society, Phi Alpha. Click here to learn more!

100% of our graduates who have applied to Graduate School have been accepted and received advanced standing status. Want to know more? Click here! 

100% of our graduates who pursue employment have found employment in social work fields of practice. Click here! 

Facebook See photos and learn more about the department on Facebook! Visit social work alum page here or visit the Social Work Club page here.

alumni impact

Advantages of a Christian college education at Huntington University

Chynna Wright

Social Work '07

Each day, Chynna put feet to her faith in her role as an education advocate for the YWCA in Fort Wayne.

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news & events

Seminar speaker to share personal connection to Sandy Hook tragedyThe Huntington University social work department is hosting an educational seminar titled “Finding and Feeling God’s Light in the Darkness" on Sept. 26.
HU’s social work program earns reaccreditationHuntington University’s social work program boasts a near 100 percent placement rate for its graduates. And now, that work has been reaffirmed with the reaccreditation of the program.