Social Work

Turn your compassion for others into a fulfilling career of helping those who suffer, fighting for social justice, and improving lives and communities.

Degree Options Bachelor's
Locations Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Online, Hybrid

The mission of the college’s social work program is to prepare you for entry-level general practice positions. The program uses courses, internships and student activities to teach you to respect differences in people that help enrich the quality of life for all. Graduates will be able engage as professional social work practitioners and provide competent services with integrity to promote social justice and human rights recognizing the dignity and worth of the person. You must complete 30 college core credits before you can apply to the program.

Related Careers

• Social worker, $51,760
• Healthcare social worker, $57,630
• Mental health and substance abuse social worker, $58,720
• Child, family, and school social worker, $38,430.
• Community health worker, $48,140
• Substance abuse, behavioral disorder and mental health counselor, $47,600

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“The Social Work program at LC State is outstanding. The professors are knowledgeable and caring. I was thoroughly equipped with the skills I needed to start a fulfilling Social Work career, immediately after graduation.” - Amy Guzman ‘16, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Degree Options

Bachelor's: Social Work

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Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Online, Hybrid

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